Robert  Krikorian

Robert Krikorian , PhD


Director of the Division of Psychology

Stetson Building
Suite 3200
260 Stetson Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Phone 513-558-7700
Fax 513-558-0877


Doctoral Degree: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (Clinical Psychology)

Internship: University of Cincinnati/University Hospital

Fellowship: University of Cincinnati/University Hospital (Neuropsychology)

Master's Degree: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (Clinical Psychology)

Master's Degree: Boston University (Philosophy)

Bachelor's Degree: Boston University (Philosophy)

Clinical Interests


Cognition Disorders


Memory Disorders

Research and Practice Interests

Cognitive Disorders

Research Support

Grant: #5-R21-AG-024484-02-A0-S0-E0 Investigators:Krikorian, Robert 09-15-2004 -06-30-2008 National Institute on Aging Exercise and Cognitive Aging Role:PI $341,975.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #5-R21-AT-00567-02-A0-S0-E0 Investigators:Krikorian, Robert 09-15-2002 -05-31-2007 National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Phytoestrogens and Cognition in Menopause Role:PI $383,750.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #P30 AG10133 Investigators:Benoit, Stephen; Clegg, Deborah; Krikorian, Robert; Wulsin, Lawson 08-01-2006 -06-30-2009 National Institute on Aging Energy Metabolism and Cognitive Aging Role:PI $33,000.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #SRS 006212 Investigators:Chu, Wen-Jang; Eliassen, James; Krikorian, Robert; Nasrallah, Henry 07-06-2009 -06-30-2013 U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council Blueberry Supplementation, Inflammation, and Metabolism in Cognitive Aging Role:PI $221,613.00 Active Level:Other

Grant: #R01 AG034617- Investigators:Fleck, David; Krikorian, Robert; McNamara, Robert; Nasrallah, Henry; Welge, Jeffrey 09-30-2009 -08-31-2013 National Institute on Aging Omega-3 and Blueberry Supplementation in Age-Related Cognitive Decline Role:PI $1,331,722.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #10367-002 Investigators:Adler, Caleb; Krikorian, Robert 07-01-2016 -06-30-2018 Department of Agriculture Blueberry Supplementation and Early Intervention in Cognitive Aging Role:PI $175,902.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #010572-002 Investigators:Krikorian, Robert 10-01-2016 -09-30-2017 California Strawberry Commission Early Intervention in Cognitive Aging with Strawberry Supplementation Role:PI $96,000.00 Active Level:Other State

Grant: #California Strawberry Commission_CogPerformance_2018 Investigators:Keys, Michael; Krikorian, Robert 02-01-2018 -01-31-2020 California Strawberry Commission Changes in cognitive function, gut microbiota and metabolism following strawberry supplementation in at-risk middle-aged indivuduals Role:PI $53,774.00 Awarded Level:Other State

Grant: #2018-1992-01 Investigators:Krikorian, Robert 09-23-2018 -08-22-2019 U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council Biosignatures of blueberry metabolites are associated with neurological and metabolic benefits Role:PI $7,140.00 Active Level:Private Non-Profit

Investigators:Krikorian, Robert 05-01-2021 -10-31-2021 National Institute on Aging RETAIN: A digital therapeutic for Alzheimer's risk reduction Role:PI 27792.00 Hold Level:Federal

Grant: #SBIR Phase II: Award # PENDING Investigators:Krikorian, Robert 11-01-2021 -10-31-2022 National Institute on Aging RETAIN: A digital therapeutic for Alzheimer's risk reduction Role:PI 59990.00 Hold Level:Federal


Peer Reviewed Publications

Krikorian, Robert; Shidler, Marcelle D; Dangelo, Krista; Couch, Sarah C; Benoit, Stephen C; Clegg, Deborah J (2010. ) Dietary ketosis enhances memory in mild cognitive impairment.Neurobiology of aging, , More Information

Krikorian, Robert; Eliassen, James C; Boespflug, Erin L; Nash, Tiffany A; Shidler, Marcelle D (2010. ) Improved cognitive-cerebral function in older adults with chromium supplementation.Nutritional neuroscience, , 13 (3 ) ,116-22 More Information

Krikorian, Robert; Shidler, Marcelle D; Nash, Tiffany A; Kalt, Wilhelmina; Vinqvist-Tymchuk, Melinda R; Shukitt-Hale, Barbara; Joseph, James A (2010. ) Blueberry supplementation improves memory in older adults.Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, , 58 (7 ) ,3996-4000 More Information

Krikorian, Robert; Nash, Tiffany A; Shidler, Marcelle D; Shukitt-Hale, Barbara; Joseph, James 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 More Information

Farrell Pagulayan, Kathleen; Busch, Robyn M; Medina, Krista L; Bartok, John A; Krikorian, Robert (2006. ) Developmental normative data for the Corsi Block-tapping task.Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology, , 28 (6 ) ,1043-52 More Information

Layton, Barry S; Krikorian, Robert; Dori, Galit; Martin, Gregg A; Wardi, Katherine (2006. ) Posttraumatic stress disorder with amnesia following asphyxiation.Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, , 1071 ,488-90 More Information

Larson, Eric R; Shear, Paula K; Krikorian, Robert; Welge, Jeffrey; Strakowski, Stephen 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, Dawn L; Krikorian, Robert (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 More Information

Busch, Robyn M; Farrell, Kathleen; Lisdahl-Medina, Krista; Krikorian, Robert (2005. ) Corsi Block-Tapping task performance as a function of path configuration.Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology, , 27 (1 ) ,127-34 More Information

Krikorian, Robert; Zimmerman, Molly E; Fleck, David E (2004. ) Inhibitory control in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.Brain and cognition, , 54 (3 ) ,257-9 More Information

Shumaker, Nicole L; Ball, Angel L; Neils-Strunjas, Jean; Smith, Rebecca; Weiler, Ernest; Krikorian, Robert (2003. ) Using memory strategies to improve 24-hour dietary recalls among older adults. Journal of allied health, , 32 (3 ) ,196-201

Layton, Barry; Krikorian, Robert (2002. ) Memory mechanisms in posttraumatic stress disorder. The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences, , 14 (3 ) ,254-61

Krikorian, Robert; Boespflug, Erin L; Fleck, David E; Stein, Amanda L; Wightman, Jolynne D; Shidler, Marcelle D; Sadat-Hossieny, Sara (2012. ) Concord Grape Juice Supplementation and Neurocognitive Function in Human Aging.Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, , More Information

Other Information

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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Contact Information

Academic - Stetson Building
Suite 3200
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45219
Phone: 513-558-7700
Fax: 513-558-0877

Academic - UC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
PO Box 670559
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267-0559
Phone: 513-558-4224
Fax: 513-558-0877