Suzanne De La Monte
Dr. Suzanne M. de la Monte, M.D., M.P.H. is Professor of Neuropathology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery at the Rhode Island Hospital and the Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI. She received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., M.D. from the Weill College of Medicine at Cornell University, and masters in public health (M.P.H.) from the Blumberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Dr. de la Monte completed her residency in Anatomical Pathology and fellowship in Pediatric Pathology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, and a fellowship in Neuropathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She received postdoctoral research training at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Currently, Dr. de la Monte directs research on the role of insulin resistance as a mediator of neurodegeneration in relation to Alzheimer’s disease, alcoholism, obesity, diabetes, and development. Her research led to the provocative concept that Alzheimer’s is “Type 3 Diabetes”.