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Frederick A. Schmitt, PhD

Frederick A. Schmitt, PhD

Practice Area

  • Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
  • Memory and Aging Program
  • Multidisciplinary Concussion
  • Neurology
  • Neuropsychology
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  • About

    Dr. Frederick Schmitt received his doctoral degree and completed a fellowship at the University of Akron, Ohio. His clinical interests include biostatistics, dementia and HIV. Schmitt is the Mary Carter Award recipient for his work with patients with Downs Syndrome and neurodegenerative disease, and is a nationally and internationally renowned expert on neurodegenerative conditions including Alzheimer's disease. He is a principal investigator and consultant on numerous grants from the NIH and other federal and state funding mechanisms. He has over 30 years of clinical experience in neurocognition.

    Faculty Rank

    Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, Behavioral Science, and Psychology


    University of Akron, Ohio


    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.


    University of Akron, Ohio

  • Clinical Interests

    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Biostatistics
    • Clinical Trials
    • Dementia
    • Epilepsy
    • HIV
    • Memory Disorders
    • Neurocognition
  • Awards

    Mary Carter Award, 2014, Down Syndrome of Louisville