Brain Health Forum | USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

Brain Health Forum

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Brain Health Forum


Presented by USC Verdugo Hills Hospital & USC California Alzheimer’s Disease Center

Healthy Aging Benefits for the Brain

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020
9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. PST

Via Zoom Webinar – Registration Required

9:00 a.m.
Clifford Feldman, MD, JD, MFS
Conference Moderator
Clinical Director, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Geropsychiatric Program

9:15-9:40 a.m.
The Lancet Commission 2020 – Findings on Brain Health
Lon S. Schneider, MD, MS
Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Professor of Gerontology, USC Davis School of Gerontology

9:40-10:05 a.m.
Exercise and the Brain
Judy Pa, PhD
Associate Professor, Neurology and the Institute for Neuroimaging and
Informatics Keck School of Medicine of USC

10:05-10:30 a.m.
Genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease
John M. Ringman, MD, MS
Professor, Clinical Neurology, Memory and Aging Center
Keck School of Medicine of USC

*Break with Questions

11:00-11:20 a.m.
Protective Effects of Social Connection
Adria Navarro, PhD, LCSW
Project Manager
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Community Resource Center for Aging

11:25-11:40 a.m.
Benefits of Participating in Research
Alice Gunderson, BA, BS
Brain Research Study Family Liaison
USC/Rancho Los Amigos Geriatric Neurobehavior and Alzheimer Center

11:40 a.m.-noon
Healthy Lifestyle
John J. Danner, LCSW
ADRC Brain Donation Research Coordinator, California Alzheimer’s Disease
Center at USC

Online registration is required.

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Additional Information

You must register to attend.

Contact Purnima Panchal at: (818) 952-3592.

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