Featured Speaker

Esther Oh


Esther Oh, Sarah Miller Coulson Human Aging Project Scholar, is an Associate Professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine with appointments in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She also has appointments in the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and in the Johns Hopkins Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health. She is currently the co-director of the Johns Hopkins Memory and Alzheimer’s Treatment Center, an investigator in the Richman Family Precision Medicine Center of Excellence in Alzheimer’s disease, and co-director of the Alzheimer’s disease core of the Artificial Intelligence and Technology Collaboratory. She is also the President of the American Delirium Society.

Oh’s research, clinical work and educational activities are grounded in seeking targeted and personalized treatment, care and cure for patients with memory disorders with a focus on interdisciplinary and team science approaches.

Oh’s work includes the development of fluid and biometric biomarkers for early detection of AD and to predict postoperative delirium, delirium and cognitive changes after surgery; long-term cognitive changes associated with COVID-19; sensory changes associated with AD; and cognitive impairment in the context of multimorbidities and polypharmacy.