Grover C. Gilmore, PhD

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Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Dean Emeritus in Applied Social Sciences, Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychological Sciences


Grover C. Gilmore is the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Dean Emeritus in Applied Social Sciences and Professor of Psychology and Social Work at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University. He is the recipient of the John S. Diekhoff Award for Distinguished Graduate Teaching from CWRU. He serves on boards in the community and nation including the Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center, Magnolia Clubhouse, the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Denver, and the University of New England. He is also on the editorial board of Intelligence: A Multidisciplinary Journal.

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Research Information

Recent Funding

Recent Grants

Therapeutic Effects of Cataract Removal in Alzheimer's Disease
Principal Investigator
NIH‐National Institute on Aging
2009 – 2014

Cold Storage ‐ A Discussion of Ethical Issues
Project Director
Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation
2007 – 2012

Quantitative Image Quality for Optimization of MRI
(David Wilson, Principal Investigator, School of Engineering, CWRU)
NIH‐National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
$1,351,073 (MSASS Funding:  $62,675)
2005 – 2011

Visual Interventions to Improve Alzheimer Cognition
Principal Investigator
NIH‐National Institute on Aging
2000 – 2010


Recent Publications

Albers, M., Gilmore, G. C., Kaye, J., Murphy, C., Wingfield, A., Bennett, D., Boxer, A., Buchman, A., Cruickshanks, K., Devanand, D. P., Duffy, C. J., Gall, C. M., Gates, G. A, Granholm, A., Hensch, T., Holtzer, R., Hyman, B. T., Lin, F. R., McKee, A. C., Morris, J. C., Petersen, R. C., Silbert, L. C. Struble, R. C., Trojanowski, J. Q., Verghese, J., Wolson, D., Xu, S., Zhang, L. I.. At the interface of sensory and motor dysfunctions and Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimers Dement. 2015 Jan;11(1):70-98. doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2014.04.514. Epub 2014 Jul 9.

Barth, R.P., Gilmore, G.C., Flynn, M., Fraser, M.W., & Brekke, J.. The American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare: History and Grand Challenges. Research on Social Work Practice. First Published: March 18, 2014.

Toner, Chelsea K., Reese, Bruce E., Neargarder, Sandy, Riedel, Tatiana, M., Gilmore, Grover C., & Cronin-Golomb, Alice. (2012). Vision-fair neuropsychological assessment in normal aging, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. Psychology and Aging, 27, 785-790. doi: 10.1037/a0026368

Seichepine, D.R., Neargarder, S., McCallum, M., Tabor, K., Riedel, T.M., Gilmore, G.C., Cronin-Golomb, A. (2012) Luminance affects age-related deficits in object detection:  Implications for Computerized Psychological Assessments.  Psychology and Aging, 27, 522-528.  Doi:10.1037/a00225576

Seichepine, D. R., Neargarder, S., Miller, I. N., Riedel, T. M., Gilmore, G. C., & Cronin-Golomb, A. (2011). Relation of Parkinson’s disease subtypes to visual activities of daily living. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 17, 841–852.

Laudate, T.M., Neargarder, S., Dunne, T.E., Sullivan, K.D., Joshi, P., Gilmore, G.C.,Tatiana Riedel, T.M., Cronin-Golomb, A. (2011). Bingo! Externally-supported performance intervention for deficient visual search in normal aging, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease.
Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn. 2012;19(1-2):102-21. doi: 10.1080/13825585.2011.621930. Epub 2011 Nov 9.


Invited Presentations

Gilmore, G. C., Levy, E., Rainford, W, & Yegidis, B. Social work week: Three conferences, One City. National Association of Deans and Directors of Social Work, Asheville, N.C., April 10, 2014.

Gilmore, G. C. Vision in Alzheimer’s disease. Center for the Study of Neurosciences, University of New England, Biddeford, April 4, 2011.

Gilmore, G. C. & Lerner, A. Therapeutic effects of cataract removal in Alzheimer’s disease patients. Grand Rounds in Ophthalmology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, March 23, 2011.

Gilmore, G. C. Successful development is about relationships. John A. Hartford Leadership Academy, Tampa, January 12, 2011.Gilmore, G. C. Overview II: Vision. National Institute on Aging, Division of Neuroscience Workshop on Sensory and Motor Dysfunction in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease. Bethesda, MD, August 9, 2010.

Gilmore, G. C. Peripheral visual dysfunctions in Alzheimer’s Disease. National Institute on Aging, Division of Neuroscience Workshop on Sensory and Motor Dysfunction in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease. Bethesda, MD, August 9, 2010.


Doctor of Philosophy 
The Johns Hopkins University

Master of Arts
The Johns Hopkins University

Bachelor of Arts
Brandeis University