Director, National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center
Professor, Departments of Neurology, Psychiatry, & Pathology Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Dr. Appleby is a neuropsychiatrist with clinical and research interests in prion diseases (e.g., Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease) and young-onset dementias.
Dr. Appleby received a B.A. in biology and philosophy from Goucher College and a M.D. from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed an internship at Georgetown University Hospital and a psychiatry residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he also completed a geriatric psychiatry fellowship. Currently, he is Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Pathology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He is Director of the National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center at Case Western Reserve University and co-medical director of the CJD Foundation and a Friend/Advisor to the CJD International Support Alliance.