Team members in the Memory Disorders Program are dedicated to providing an accurate diagnosis, offering comprehensive treatment and counseling family members in the care of their loved ones. Team members include:

  • Neurologists — Medical College of Wisconsin physicians with advanced training in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the brain, including memory disorders 
  • Neuropsychologists — psychologists with special training in the neurobiological causes of brain disorders
  • Social worker — a professional who assists patients and their families in developing future plans and counsels families on available resources such as living arrangements within the community, in-home care, safety issues, financial and legal resources, caregiver support (including support groups) and product information
  • Nurse practitioner — are advanced practice registered nurses who diagnosis and treat disease. Nurse practitioners have a focus on health promotion and prevention of disease when possible.
  • Nurses — nurses with special training and experience in caring for people with memory disorders 

Learn more about the physicians who specialize in memory disorders:


Casey Palbicki, MSW
Social Worker

Elizabeth Daly, MSN, RN, AGPCP-BC, APNP
Program Nurse

Nyigel Mathews, APNP
Nurse Practitioner

Ruth Fuentes, MSN, RN
Program Nurse


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