MARCH 8, 2022

(All times are listed as Eastern Standard Time)

MORNING SESSION (9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)
Health Disparities in AD/ADRD in Population and Clinic Studies
Chair: Mustafa Husain (UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas)

9:00 – 9:30 am
Murali Doraiswamy (Duke University Medical Center)
Sex differences in Alzheimer’s Disease: What’s New?

9:30 – 10:00 am
Marwan Sabbagh (Barrow Neurological Institute)
How to evolve therapeutics in AD, and how to envision usage of biomarkers for detection and screening

10:00 – 10:30 am
James McNally (University of Michigan)
Creating Increased Research Interoperability Between AD/ADRD Studies and Measures of Cognition

10:30 – 11:00 am
Tim Hughes (Wake Forest School of Medicine)
Health Disparities in Cardiometabolic Health and ADRD

11:00 – 11:30 am
Ozioma Okonkwo (University of Wisconsin)
Diversifying the AD study enrollment landscape: Lessons Learned from the ADNI Diversity Taskforce

11:30 – 12:00 pm
Noelle Fields (University of Texas at Arlington)
Leveraging volunteers to support ADRD family caregiving and to help address health disparities

12:00 – 12:30 pm

12:30 – 01:30 pm

AFTERNOON SESSION (1:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.):
Perspectives in Health Disparities Research
Chair: Julia Kravchenko (Duke University Medical Center)

1:30 – 2:00 pm
Julia Kravchenko (Duke University Medical Center)
Disparities in Alzheimer’s Disease: Current Status and Future Perspectives

2:00 – 2:30 pm
Carl V. Hill (Alzheimer’s Association)
Alzheimer’s Association priorities in the area of disparity research

2:30 – 3:00 pm
Melanie Bunn (Dementia Alliance of North Carolina)
Developing Relationships with your participants: Communication Strategies or Understanding the People Behind the Numbers

3:00 – 3:30 pm
Damali Martin (National Institute on Aging)
Critical Thoughts About Health Disparities with the NIA Division of Neuroscience

3:30 – 4:30 pm
Chairs: Julia Kravchenko, Igor Akushevich
Mackenzie Fowler (the University of Alabama at Birmingham)
Poster Presentation

4:30 – 5:15 pm
Keynote Speech: Heather Allore (Yale University)
Calculating Additive Contributions of Dementia and Chronic Conditions to Hospitalization, SNF Admission and Mortality: Why Race Matters


5-15 – 5-30 pm
Igor Akushevich and Carl V. Hill