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Andreana (Anya) Benitez, PhD

Andreana (Anya) Benitez, PhD

Class of 2022
Fellowship Track

Personal Statement

I am an Associate Professor of Neurology and a Clinical Neuropsychologist at the Medical University of South Carolina in beautiful Charleston, SC. I conduct translational research on aging/AD and get the most joy out of working with my team, collaborators, trainees, and mentees.

Current Role

Associate Professor, Neurology; Principal and Co-Investigator, NIH and other grants; Associate Director, TL1 Training Program


PhD in Clinical Psychology (Kent State University)

Post-doctoral Fellowships in Aging/Alzheimer’s disease and Neuroimaging (UCLA and MUSC)

Research Areas of Interest

Cognitive aging, Alzheimer's disease, Mild Cognitive Impairment, diffusion MRI, biophysical modeling, white matter, myelin, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, cannabis

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