Our team of medical professionals understand the uncertainty and impact that neurological disorders can have on an individual and their family, and from that recognition emerged a guiding principle – our patients are family. And each day we take care of who matters most, family. We are proud of our work but also know it’s a privilege because we’re helping to make lives better today by offering family education, community outreach, and delivering the best possible opportunity for treatment within clinical research.
Dr. Kerwin is Founder and President of Kerwin Medical Center, a practice that focuses on finding a cure for Alzheimer’s and other related dementia diseases. Dr. Kerwin has almost twenty (20) years experience in Alzheimer’s and dementia research. Dr. Kerwin is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics in Texas, Illinois, California, Florida and Wisconsin.
Prior to forming her memory care practice in Dallas, she was Assistant Professor of Medicine-Geriatrics at Northwestern University in Chicago and a faculty member of the world recognized Northwestern University Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center (CNADC).
Dr. Kerwin is a frequent lecturer and guest host on television programs related to Alzheimer’s and dementia. Dr. Kerwin previously served as a member of the National Board of Directors for the Alzheimer’s Association for 6 years and she is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neuro-Therapeutics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and has been the academic partner on several community initiatives to improve the care of senior adults with dementia in underserved areas and continues to focus on this aspect of improving access to care.
Dr. Kerwin is the principal investigator for several National Institute for Health funded studies on the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease, as well as on collaborative studies for patients with frontotemporal lobe dementia syndromes. She has served as principal investigator on phase 1, 2, and 3 clinical trials for the development of therapeutics in Alzheimer’s and other dementias such as progressive supranuclear palsy and multiple system atrophy.
Dr. Kerwin’s vision for memory care is to utilize her expertise in memory disorders to deliver quality care to her patients, excellence in research, and support to the community of individuals impacted by dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.