Kagan Clinical Trials Program and Vossel Lab

Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Research and Care at UCLA
710 Westwood Plaza, Room 1-123
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1769
Tel: (310) 794-6191
Fax: (310) 794-0540
Email: TTRodriguez@mednet.ucla.edu


Thao Rodriguez earned a bachelor of science in biology at UC Davis, followed by a bachelor of science and master of science in nursing from Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON). While studying at JHUSON, she worked as a registered nurse on a surgical floor, taking care of urology, thoracic surgery, and general surgery patients.

Her first position as a nurse practitioner was at Medstar Washington Hospital Center in Washington D.C., working as an interventional cardiology nurse practitioner for over a year before working with Yale New Haven Hospital – Northeast Medical Group, where she was a geriatric nurse practitioner and provided care for patients at their home, the geriatric assessment center, or the primary care clinic. More recently, Thao worked as a research nurse practitioner at the USC Clinical and Translational Science Institute and was responsible for all aspects of patient and research-related care, including acting as a sub-investigator and/or research nurse for multiple research studies, including studies related to pre-clinical stages of dementia, mild cognitive impairment, and other medical conditions.


Adult and Geriatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.


Katherine and Benjamin Kagan Alzheimer's Disease Treatment Development Program

Vossel Lab

Nurse Practitioners

ADRC - Clinical Core