Victor Valcour, MD, PhD

Executive Director

We are building a diverse and international network of people who will work together creatively to solve big issues.

Current Work

Victor is the inaugural Executive Director of GBHI and a geriatrician at the Memory and Aging Center at UCSF, where he cares for older patients with cognitive disorders and directs international studies on dementia. His research focuses on the impact of HIV on brain function and international capacity development.

Personal Hero

Nelson Mandela

Words of Strength

Building international connections

Vision

To reduce the scale and impact of dementia around the world, we are building a diverse and international network of people who will work together creatively to solve big issues.

Strategy

Victor is passionate about collaborating with people around the world to create solutions, foster connections and identify funding streams for their great work.

Motivation

In his role as Executive Director, Victor works to position GBHI as a leader in global brain health. He works with our Atlantic Senior Fellows as they return to their home communities to leverage GBHI and the Atlantic Fellows programs for our collective success in GBHI's mission.

Education & Experience

Victor received his undergraduate degree in education and medical degree from the University of Vermont in the United States. He completed training in internal medicine, geriatric medicine and behavioral neurology. For his international research on HIV, he received a PhD from the University of Amsterdam in 2013.