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Public Health Approaches to Addressing Health Disparities in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias
September 15, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am EDT
Please join UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Center for Brain Health Equity on September 15 for a virtual Congressional briefing on the state of Alzheimer’s disease in the United States. Speakers will highlight how health inequities deeply affects people living with Alzheimer’s, especially in Black and Latino communities, and how a public health approach to Alzheimer’s, led by the CDC is operating. Confirmed Congressional Briefing Participants include:
- Dr. Lisa McGuire, PhD, Lead, Alzheimer’s Disease Team, Healthy Aging Branch, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Dr. Kina White, DrPH, MHSA, FACHE, Director, Office of Community Health Improvement, Mississippi State Department of Health
- Stephanie Monroe, JD, Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Access, UsAgainstAlzheimer’s; Executive Director, AfricanAmericansAgainstAlzheimer’s
- Martha Villanigro-Santiago, JD, caregiver and owner of Aging and Moving Forward, LLC
The event is open to the public and there will be opportunity for Q&A at the end of the briefing. For any questions, please contact Daphne Delgado, Project Director of Brain Health Partnerships, at DDelgado@UsAgainstAlzheimers.org.