Dr. Giordani has extensive research expertise in studying cognitive and behavioral problems from a lifespan perspective. His research interests include early detection of cognitive impairment, with emphasis on cross-cultural concerns. He is the co-director of the University of Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center and of the tri-university (University of Michigan, Wayne State University, Michigan State University) National Institutes of Health (NIH) / National Institute on Aging (NIA)-funded Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (MADRC). He is Principal Investigator (PI) or Co-Investigator (Co-I) on a number of ongoing NIH-funded studies, including work on aging effects in driving, community-based assessment of early cognitive decline among African Americans, nonpharmacological interventions for cognitive difficulties, and the association of cognition and medical illness in Sub-Saharan Africa. He is the past board chair for the local Michigan Alzheimer’s Association Michigan and remains on the board. Dr. Giordani has worked with co-investigators on the research team and served as Co-Mentor of Dr. Levine’s NIA-funded K23 as well as Co-I on her NIH-funded R01s.