Yonas E. Geda, M.D.

  1. Psychiatrist

Departments

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  1. Dementia
  2. Mild cognitive impairment
  • Neuropsychiatry of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), which is the transitional zone between the cognitive changes of normal aging and dementia. Subjects with MCI constitute a high risk group because they develop dementia at 10-15% per year, as compared to the general population of 1-2%.

Phoenix, Arizona

  1. 2006
    Master of Science - Clinical Research (basic, intermediate, and advanced applied epidemiology and related subjects)Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  2. 2001
    Fellow - Behavioral Neurology (Mayo Foundation Scholar)Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  3. 2000
    Fellow - Behavioral Neurology, Medical Psychiatry and Consultation/Liaison PsychiatryMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1999
    Chief Resident - PsychiatryMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 1999
    Resident - General PsychiatryMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  6. 1996
    Internship - Primary Care MedicineWright State University School of Medicine
  7. 1995
    Internship - PsychiatryMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  8. 1991
    Internship - Internal Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Ob-GYN (3 months of each done in Ethiopia)Armed Forces General Hospital
  9. 1991
    Internship - Internal Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Ob-GYN (3 months of each)University Internship, School of Medicine, Addis Ababa University (Haile Selassie)
  10. 1991
    MDSchool of Medicine, Addis Ababa University (Haile Selassie)

Certifications

  1. 2009
    Psychosomatic MedicineAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  2. 2002
    PsychiatryAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Senior Author of Most Viewed Paper of the MonthJAMA Neurology
  2. 2016
    Recipient, Medal of the MayorCity of La Ciotat, France
  3. 2015
    ChairmanAward Committee of the Neuropsychiatry Professional Interest Area, Alzheimer's Association
  4. 2011
    ChairmanAwards Committee, American Neuropsychiatric Association
  5. 2010
    United Nations Conference Center. Invited guests included the representative of the US National Academy of Sciences, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society of EnglandInvited Guest, Founding Conference of the Ethiopian Academy of Sciences
  6. 2010
    Vice ChairmanAwards Committee, American Neuropsychiatric Association
  7. 2009
    Career Transition Award, Education ResourcesMayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  8. 2008
    Chairman, Neuropsychiatry Special Interest GroupAcademy of Psychosomatic Medicine
  9. 2007
    2007 Scholar Award: Advanced Research Institute in Geriatric Mental HealthAdvanced Research Institute
  10. 2006
    Minority Investigators Workshop in Behavioral Methodology (Invited Participant -- among 25 participants selected out of 300 applicants by a peer-review process)National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
  11. 2004
    Excellence in Teaching RecognitionMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  12. 2004
    Mentored Research Scientist Career Development Award (5K01-MH 68351)National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health
  13. 2003
    Invited Participant - expert panel on depression and mild cognitive impairmentNational Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health
  14. 2003
    2003 International Psychogeriatric Research award-- 3rd place for research on De Novo Genesis of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Mild Cognitive ImpairmentAwarding Organization
  15. 2003
    Excellence in Teaching RecognitionMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  16. 2003
    Recipient of Medal of the city of Marseille “Ville De Marseille”, an award given by Mayor of Marseille, France. Honored for an outstanding presentation on La Maladie a Grains Argyrophiles"16th Congress of the French Alzheimer's Disease Research Group. Marseille, France
  17. 2002
    Emerging Minority Scientists workshop. Boston, MassachusettsNational Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health
  18. 2002
    Emerging Minority Scientists WorkshopNational Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health
  19. 2001
    A $5000 award for tuition and lodging for presentation and participation on Social and Economic determinants of the public's health. Session 391.Salzburg Seminar, Salzburg Austria
  20. 2001
    Excellence in Teaching Recognition AwardMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  21. 2001
    Excellence in Teaching RecognitionMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  22. 2000
    Mayo Foundation ScholarMayo Foundation
  23. 1999
    Laughlin Award - an award given to 15 graduating Psychiatry residents every year in the United StatesAwarding Organization
  24. 1998
    Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellowship Award (an award given to 6 residents every year, out of 1055 Mayo Foundation Residents)Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
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Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    Advisory Board MemberLundbeck Pharmaceuticals
  2. 2017 - present
    MemberAcademic Appointments and Promotions Committee - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  3. 2016 - 2017
    ChairNeuroscience Discipline Oriented Group (DOG), Department of Neurology
  4. 2015 - present
    Ad Hoc ReviewerNeurological, Aging and Musculoskeletal Epidemiology (NAME) Study Section, National Institute on Aging
  5. 2013 - 2017
    MemberMayo Research Personnel Committee
  6. 2013 - 2017
    Active MemberPersonnel Committee, Administrative Committee of the Board, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  7. 2013 - present
    Active MemberResearch Operations Management Team, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  8. 2012 - 2017
    MemberClinical Research Subcommittee, Research Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  9. 2012 - 2015
    Co-ChairNeuroscience Discipline Oriented Group (DOG), Department of Neurology
  10. 2012
    Memberde Leon Prize in Neuroimaging Review Board, International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment, Alzheimer's Association
  11. 2011
    MemberNeuroimaging Prize Executive Committee & Alzheimer's Association
  12. 2011
    Memberde Leon Prize in Neuroimaging Review Board, International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment, Alzheimer's Association
  13. 2011
    JudgeNeuroimaging Prize Executive Committee & Alzheimer's Association
  14. 2010 - 2011
    ChairResearch Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  15. 2010 - 2011
    DirectorAssociate Director for Research Track, Psychiatry Residency Program, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  16. 2010 - 2011
    ChairInternational Visitors Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  17. 2009 - present
    MemberAdmissions Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  18. 2009
    MemberEthiopian Academy of Sciences
  19. 2009 - present
    FellowAmerican Neuropsychiatric Association
  20. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  21. 2009 - present
    MemberMembership Committee, American Neuropsychiatric Association
  22. 2008 - present
    MemberAcademy of Psychosomatic Medicine
  23. 2008 - present
    MemberNeuropsychiatry Special Interest Group, Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
  24. 2008 - 2010
    MemberPsychiatry Residency Program, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  25. 2008 - 2010
    MemberAssociate Director for Research Track, Psychiatry Residency Program, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  26. 2006 - present
    MemberPlanning Committee and Core Research Team, Alzheimer's Disease Patient Registry, Department of Neurology
  27. 2004 - 2011
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  28. 2003 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, American Neuropsychiatric Association
  29. 2003 - 2005
    MemberMedical School Education Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  30. 2003 - present
    MemberInternational Psychogeriatrics Association
  31. 2002 - 2005
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  32. 2002 - present
    MemberReview of Fellowship Programs Committee, Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
  33. 2002 - present
    MemberAmerican Neuropsychiatric Association
  34. 2001 - present
    MemberConsultation/Liaison Fellowship Training Committee, Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
  35. 2001 - present
    MemberSociety for Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology
  36. 2000 - present
    Founding MemberEthiopian Association for Advancement in Science and Technology
  37. 2000 - present
    MemberEthiopian Association for Advancement in Science and Technology
  38. 1999 - present
    FellowLaughlin Foundation, American College of Psychiatrists
  39. 1997 - 1999
    MemberContinuous Quality Improvement Committee, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology
  40. 1997 - 1999
    MemberContinuous Quality Improvement, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  41. 1997 - present
    MemberMinnesota C/L Forum
  42. 1996 - 2000
    MemberRochester Chapter, Amnesty International
  43. 1995 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  44. 1995 - present
    MemberAmerican Psychiatric Association
  45. 1991 - 1993
    MemberScientific Committee, Ethiopian Medical Association
  46.  
    MemberAlzheimer's Disease Center
  47.  
    ChairNeuropsychiatry Special Interest Group, Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
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