Assistant Professor of Medicine (CHS)
Medicine and Public Health
Nathaniel Chin, MD, recently joined the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC) as Director of Medical Services. Dr. Chin grew up in Watertown, Wisconsin, and earned undergraduate and medical degrees from UW–Madison. He completed an internal medicine residency at the University of California, San Diego, and it was during this time that Dr. Chin’s father was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease. His father’s condition influenced the way he began to look at his own career, and Dr. Chin decided to pursue a career as a geriatrician and scientist focused on AD and dementia. Dr. Chin completed a one-year geriatrics fellowship at the UW, and also a new 6-month dementia fellowship. Dr. Chin also treats patients in the UW Health Memory Clinic in Madison in addition to pursuing health services research within the Wisconsin ADRC.