Annual Alzheimer's Tennessee
Alzheimer's Disease Management and Research Symposium
Available online and in person if conditions allow.
The latest brain health research & Alzheimer’s management best practices presented by leading scientists and academics.
This two-day live activity includes topics related to the diagnoses and management of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
- Newest Breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s Treatment and Research
- Evidence Based Best Practices for Symptom Management
- Proven Strategies for Improving Quality of Life for those Living with Dementia
Previous Symposium Presnters include:
Gregory A. Jicha, MD, Ph.D. Professor of Neurology and a Researcher at the NIH funded Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky, one of ten original centers funded by NIH.
Dr. Jicha’s research focuses on MCI and its subtypes, such as Dementia with Lewy Bodies, Vascular Dementia, FTD and others. His clinical investigations focus on the unique presentation and clinical course for each subtype of MCI and correlate this with final neuropathologic outcomes to further refine and develop a more accurate diagnosis of predementia.
Daniel C. Potts, MD, a 10-time Patient Choice Award winner, staff neurologist at Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center and champion for those living with dementia. Dr. Potts has coauthored numerous books including Treasure for Alzheimer’s and A Pocket Guide for the Alzheimer’s Caregiver.
John Zeisel, PhD; is President of the I’m Still Here foundation and Hearthstone Alzheimer Care, Ltd. He authored the book, I’m Still Here: A New Philosophy of Alzheimer’ Care. His work focuses on connecting with individuals with Alzheimer’s through their abilities that don’t diminish with time such as understanding music, art, facial expressions and touch. He has taught at several universities including Yale and McGill University and Harvard Architecture School.
Monica Crane, MD, is a geriatric medicine specialist and Medical Director and Founder of Genesis Neuroscience Clinic. She is the site principal investigator for Imaging Dementia – Evidence Amyloid Scanning (IDEAS) Study, as well as sub-investigator for multiple ongoing Alzheimer’s disease trials. She is the Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at both the Graduate School of Medicine at UT-Knoxville as well as at the UT Health Science Center Memphis.