Paul A. Newhouse, MD

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Jim Turner Professor of Cognitive Disorders
Director of the Vanderbilt Center for Cognitive Medicine

Dr. Paul A. Newhouse is a board-certified geriatric psychiatrist, a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and the Jim Turner Professor in Cognitive Disorders at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Newhouse has clinical expertise in age-related cognitive disorders and sees patients in the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Newhouse’s research interests focus on the role of the cholinergic system in human cognition. Dr. Newhouse serves as Clinical Core Leader for the Vanderbilt Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and is the Associate Director of Clinical Neuroscience and a preceptor for the Vanderbilt Interdisciplinary Training Program in Alzheimer’s Disease (T32).  

Dr. Newhouse completed medical school at Loyola University, a psychiatry residency at Walter Reed Medical Center, and a psychopharmacology fellowship at the National Institute of Mental Health. He joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 2011.