MARCH 12, 2024

(All times are listed as Eastern Standard Time)

MORNING SESSION III (9:00 am – 10:30 pm)
Place-Based Factors and Health Disparities in AD/ADRDChair: Kate Bundorf (Duke University)

9:00 – 9:30 am
Kate Bundorf (Duke University)
Health disparities among people with Medicaid aged 45-64

9:30 – 10:00 am
Monica Rivera Mindt (Fordham University)
The Role of Sociocultural Factors on Cognition in Aging Adults from Diverse Populations

10:00 – 10:30 am
Lisa Wiese (Florida Atlantic University)
Risk Factors of Rural Health Disparities in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

10:30 – 11:00 am

MORNING SESSION IV (11:00 am – 12:30 pm)
Environmental Factors and Heath Disparities in AD/ADRD
Chair: Rima Kaddurah-Daouk (Duke University School of Medicine)

11:00 am – 11:30 am
Julia Kravchenko (Duke University School of Medicine)
Environmental exposure and disparities in AD/ADRD

11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Arnold Eiser (University of Pennsylvania)
Environmental and Nutritional Factors Concerning Dementia in Vulnerable Populations

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Alisa Adhikari (Duke University School of Medicine)
Linking the Environmental Justice Index to MCI Research: Lessons Learned

12:30 pm – 01:30 pm

AFTERNOON SESSION III (1:30 pm – 3:00 pm):
Perspectives in Health Disparities Research
Chair: Mustafa Husain (UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas)

1:30 – 2:00 pm
Kristine Yaffe (University of California, San Francisco)
What can the national VA health data teach us about health disparities for dementia?

2:00 – 2:30 pm
Yewande Akinbami (PCORI)
ADRD: A Review of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s (PCORI) Research Portfolio and Priorities

2:30 – 3:00 pm
Richard Kwok (NIA)
Bridging the gaps: Exploring novel frontiers in health disparities research for aging, Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias

3:00 – 3:30 pm

3:30 – 4:30 pm
Igor Akushevich (Duke University)
Larry Tupler (Duke University School of Medicine)

4:30 – 5:15 pm
Keynote Speech: Roland Thorpe (John Hopkins University)
Advancing Disparities in Alzheimer’s Disease among Men: A Research Agenda and Lessons Learned

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