Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Inc. – Support, Education and Research for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

33rd Annual Management and Research Symposium

August 15-16, 2019
The Clayton Center, Maryville College
502 E Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN 37804

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.

Click here to download the complete syllabus and presentation notes.

Schedule:

Thursday, August 15

7:30 – 8:30 AM - Welcome and Introductions
Janice Wade-Whitehead
President/CEO, Alzheimer’s Tennessee
Knoxville, TN

8:45 – 9:45 AM - Research Focus: Strengthen Brain Pathways for Attention and Implications for Improved Memory Study
Xiaopeng Zhao, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering
University of TN, Knoxville

9:45 – 10:30 AM - Symptom Management of Alzheimer’s Disease
Ginger Lovingood, MD
Knoxville Psychiatry
Knoxville, TN

10:30– 11:15 AM - Break / Visit Exhibits

11:15 – 12:15 PM - Traumatic Brain Injuries and Concussion in the Elderly and Impact on Dementia
Wendy Ellmo, MS, CCC/SLP. BCNCDS
Brain Links
Knoxville, TN

12:15 – 1:15 PM - Lunch / Visit Exhibits

1:15 – 1:30 PM - Alzheimer’s Tennessee: an Overview of Programs and Services
Janice Wade-Whitehead

1:30 – 2:15 PM - An Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease
Bruce LeForce, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of TN, Knoxville

2:15 – 2:30PM - Break / Exhibits

2:30 – 3:15 PM - Dementia and Driving: Determining Decision Making Capacity and Autonomy in Dementia
Odacir Oliveria, PhD
Knoxville, TN

3:15 – 3:30 PM - Wrap-up and Evaluations

Friday, August 16

7:30 – 8:30 AM - Continental Breakfast and Registration

8:30 – 8:45 AM - Welcome and Introductions
Janice Wade-Whitehead

8:45 – 9:30 AM - Finding the Pillars of Personhood: Keys to Living Well in Dementia
Daniel Potts, MD
Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center
Tuscaloosa, AL

9:30 – 10:30 AM - Bringing Art to Life: Living Well Through Art and Stories
Daniel Potts, MD

10:30 – 11:00 AM - Break / Visit Exhibits

11:00 – 12:00 PM - Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease: Early Diagnosis and Treatment Modalities
Monica Crane, MD
Medical Director, Genesis Neuroscience Clinic
Knoxville, TN

12:00 – 1:00 PM - Lunch / Visit Exhibits


1:00 – 1:30 PM - Living Well with Alzheimer’s Disease: A Panel Discussion with Persons Living with Diagnosis
Janice Wade-Whitehead

1:30 – 2:15 PM - Clinical Characteristic of Lewy Body Dementia and Frontotemporal Lobe Dementia
Monica Crane, MD

2:15 – 2:45 PM - Break / Visit Exhibits

2:45 – 3:30 PM - Palliative Care, Hospice and End of Life Decisions
Cynthia Pearman, MD
Medical Director, UT Hospice/LHC
Knoxville, TN

3:30 – 3:45 PM - Wrap Up and Evaluation

 

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