Greg O'Brien

Greg O’Brien is an award-winning investigative reporter, has been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's and one of those faceless numbers.

Greg O’Brien’s latest book, “On Pluto: Inside the Mind of Alzheimer’s,” has won the 2015 Beverly Hills International Book Award for Medicine, the 2015 International Book Award for Health, and is an Eric Hoffer International Book Award finalist, as well as a finalist for USA Best Book Awards. O’Brien also is the subject of the short film, “A Place Called Pluto,” directed by award-winning filmmaker Steve James, online at NPR’s “All Things Considered” is running a series about O’Brien’s journey, online at, and PBS/NOVA followed the Pluto journey in its groundbreaking Alzheimer’s documentary, “Can Alzheimer’s Be Stopped.” O’Brien has served on the Alzheimer’s Association Advisory Group for Early Onset Alzheimer’s, and is a patient advocate for the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund of Boston and the distinguished Washington, DC based UsAgainstAlzheimer’s.