Art Walaszek, M.D.

Position title: Vice Chair for Education and Faculty Development; Professor (CHS Track)

Wisconsin Psychiatric Institute and Clinics
6001 Research Park Blvd

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Dr. Art Walaszek is a board-certified geriatric psychiatrist and Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Walaszek is Vice Chair for Education and Faculty Development in the Department of Psychiatry. He is past president of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training (AADPRT). He currently serves on the Psychiatry Review Committee of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and chairs the Council on Medical Education & Lifelong Learning at the American Psychiatric Association (APA). His research focuses on public health approaches to improving the care of people with dementia. Dr. Walaszek works with the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, where he is Co-Leader of the Outreach, Recruitment and Education Core, and with the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute, where he leads the Public Health Pillar.  Dr. Walaszek provides care to older adults with depression, anxiety, dementia and other mental health conditions, and teaches others to do the same. He is the author of Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia and editor of Late-Life Depression and Anxiety, both from APA Publishing.


  • Medical Education
  • Psychiatric Diagnostic Evaluations
  • Geriatric Psychiatry

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