Faculty Biographies

Pamela Saunders, Ph.D.

Pamela A. Saunders, PhD

Pamela A. Saunders is an Assistant Professor in the Neurology Department at the Georgetown University School of Medicine. She also on the faculty of the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience program at Georgetown University. She has an M.A. in Linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. in Sociolinguistics from Georgetown University. Her research interests include communication, aging, and Alzheimer’s disease. She has authored several articles on doctor/older patient communication. Currently, she is implementing curriculum with medical students about how to communicate with older patients.