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Robert Krikorian

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Robert Krikorian, PhD, is a health care provider with University of Cincinnati Physicians.

Practice Location:
UC Health Psychiatry (Stetson Building)
260 Stetson Street, Suite 3200
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219

Clinical Specialties:
Psychiatry/Psychology, Neuropsychology

To make an appointment, please call (513) 475-8000.

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  • Robert Krikorian, PhD
  • Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Director of the Division of Psychology
  • Academic Location:
    Stetson Building
    Suite 3200
    Cincinnati, OH 45219
  • Phone: 513-558-7700
  • Email: robert.krikorian@uc.edu

    Research/Clinical Interests:

  • Cognitive Disorders


  • Doctoral Degree: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Internship: University of Cincinnati/University Hospital
  • Fellowship: University of Cincinnati/University Hospital
  • Master's Degree: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Master's Degree: Boston University
  • Bachelor's Degree: Boston University

Peer Reviewed Publications (in chronological order):

  • Krikorian, R., Boespflug, E. L., Fleck, D. E., Stein, A. L., Wightman, J. D., Shidler, M. D., & Sadat-Hossieny, S. (2012). Concord Grape Juice Supplementation and Neurocognitive Function in Human Aging. . Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
  • Krikorian, R., Shidler, M. D., Dangelo, K., Couch, S. C., Benoit, S. C., & Clegg, D. J. (2010). Dietary ketosis enhances memory in mild cognitive impairment. . Neurobiology of Aging.
  • Krikorian, R., Eliassen, J. C., Boespflug, E. L., Nash, T. A., & Shidler, M. D. (2010). Improved cognitive-cerebral function in older adults with chromium supplementation. . Nutritional Neuroscience , 13 (3) , 116-22.
  • Krikorian, R., Shidler, M. D., Nash, T. A., Kalt, W., Vinqvist-Tymchuk, M. R., Shukitt-Hale, B., & Joseph, J. A. (2010). Blueberry supplementation improves memory in older adults. . Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry , 58 (7) , 3996-4000.
  • Krikorian, R., Nash, T. A., Shidler, M. D., Shukitt-Hale, B., & Joseph, J. A. (2010). Concord grape juice supplementation improves memory function in older adults with mild cognitive impairment. . The British Journal of Nutrition , 103 (5) , 730-4.
  • Farrell Pagulayan, K., Busch, R. M., Medina, K. L., Bartok, J. A., & Krikorian, R. (2006). Developmental normative data for the Corsi Block-tapping task. . Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology , 28 (6) , 1043-52.
  • Layton, B. S., Krikorian, R., Dori, G., Martin, G. A., & Wardi, K. (2006). Posttraumatic stress disorder with amnesia following asphyxiation. . Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences , 1071 , 488-90.
  • Larson, E. R., Shear, P. K., Krikorian, R., Welge, J., & Strakowski, S. M. (2005). Working memory and inhibitory control among manic and euthymic patients with bipolar disorder. . Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS , 11 (2) , 163-72.
  • Thatcher, D. L., & Krikorian, R. (2005). Exploratory factor analysis of two measures of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in a non-clinical sample of college students. . Journal of Anxiety Disorders , 19 (8) , 904-14.
  • Busch, R. M., Farrell, K., Lisdahl-Medina, K., & Krikorian, R. (2005). Corsi Block-Tapping task performance as a function of path configuration. . Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology , 27 (1) , 127-34.
  • Krikorian, R., Zimmerman, M. E., & Fleck, D. E. (2004). Inhibitory control in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. . Brain and Cognition , 54 (3) , 257-9.
  • Shumaker, N. L., Ball, A. L., Neils-Strunjas, J., Smith, R., Weiler, E., & Krikorian, R. (2003). Using memory strategies to improve 24-hour dietary recalls among older adults. . Journal of Allied Health , 32 (3) , 196-201.
  • Layton, B., & Krikorian, R. (2002). Memory mechanisms in posttraumatic stress disorder. . The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences , 14 (3) , 254-61.

    Research Grants:

  • 5-R21-AG-024484-02-A0-S0-E0 National Institute on Aging. Exercise and Cognitive Aging, PI, Closed.
  • 5-R21-AT-00567-02-A0-S0-E0 National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Phytoestrogens and Cognition in Menopause, PI, Closed.
  • P30 AG10133 National Institute on Aging. Energy Metabolism and Cognitive Aging, PI, Active.
  • SRS 006212 U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council. Blueberry Supplementation, Inflammation, and Metabolism in Cognitive Aging, PI, Active.
  • R01 AG034617- National Institute on Aging. Omega-3 and Blueberry Supplementation in Age-Related Cognitive Decline, PI, Active.
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Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

Mailing Address:
PO Box 670559
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0559

Office Location:
Stetson Building
260 Stetson Street
Suite 3200
Cincinnati, OH 45219

Phone: (513) 558-7700
Email: donna.niemeier@uc.edu