Cameron J. Camp, Ph.D., is a senior research scientist and director of the Myers Research Institute, a division of Menorah Park Center for Senior Living in Beachwood, Ohio. He also is an adjunct professor of psychology at Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland), The University of Akron, and Cleveland State University.
Dr. Camp is a recognized expert in the field of gerontology who conducts workshops across the country and internationally on designing cognitive and behavioral interventions for dementia. His current research involved: development of a screening instrument for restorative nursing programs in skilled nursing facilities; interventions to enable therapists to apply memory improvement techniques during the course of therapy with people with dementia; use of Montessori-based activities as rehabilitative interventions for people with dementia; and the development of interventions to enable older adults with HIV to more effectively adhere to medication regimens and to keep clinic appointments.