Duke Han, PhD, is a diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology in clinical neuropsychology and an associate professor of behavioral sciences at the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in psychology with a specialization in neuroscience from Duke University, and his doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Massachusetts Boston. He received training in clinical neuropsychology and neuroimaging through various programs of Harvard Medical School's Brigham and Women's Hospital. He continued his clinical neuropsychology and neuroimaging activities during his internship and postdoctoral fellowship years at UCSD and the San Diego VA Healthcare System. Han is interested in the study of factors that affect cognition and decision-making in aging. He also has special interests in using novel neuroimaging and statistical approaches to better understand these factors.
Han is the recipient of the Paul B. Beeson NIH K23 Career Development Award in aging research (2012-2017), which is supported by NIA, the American Federation of Aging Research (AFAR), the John A. Hartford Foundation, Atlantic Philanthropies and the Starr Foundation. He is actively involved in peer review of grants and manuscripts of aging research, and has leadership or mentorship roles in the International Neuropsychological Society, the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology and Division 40 (Clinical Neuropsychology) of the American Psychological Association.