Expert Q&A Presentations

Alzheimer’s Disease Outreach Video Library


Presentations


Speakers

  • Angela Allen, PhD, MAT, EdS, BSN, CRRN, EA

    Angela Allen, PhD, MAT, EdS, BSN, CRRN, EA

    Angela Allen, PhD, MAT, EdS, BSN, CRRN, EA

    Clinical Research Program Director

    Angela Allen, PhD, MAT, EdS, BSN, CRRN, EA, is the Clinical Professor at Arizona State University and Clinical Research Program Director of Nursing Research at Banner Alzheimer’s Institute- Banner University Medical Center of Phoenix. She serves in numerous capacities as a research investigator of several research studies, such as Identifying Dementia in a Rehabilitation Setting, Dementia Care Partners, Dementia Awareness in a Hospital Setting, Steps to Hope, and Decode Delirium. Dr. Allen’s most recent work has been addressing cultural diversity in the clinical setting and a participant engaging the African American community in research with Mayo Clinic in the NIH Arizona Community Engagement Alliance (AZCEAL). She has served on several boards such as NIH Arizona All of US Research.
  • Gina Green-Harris, MBA

    Gina Green-Harris, MBA

  • Jessica Zwerling, MD, MS

    Jessica Zwerling, MD, MS

    Jessica Zwerling, MD, MS

    Director

    Jessica Zwerling, MD, MS, is the Director of the Montefiore Hudson Valley Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease and Montefiore’s Memory Disorders Center; Associate Director of the Montefiore-Einstein Center for the Aging Brain; Clinical Director of the Einstein Aging Study; and Program Director, UCNS Geriatric Neurology Fellowship. She is an Associate Professor of Neurology and an Assistant Professor of both Psychiatry and Pediatrics at Montefiore’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Her clinical focus is on identifying risk factors for cognitive decline and dementia, as well as factors that promote successful aging, with particular attention on underserved populations. Dr. Zwerling’s current research focuses on optimizing healthcare delivery, especially for older adults.
  • Goldie Smith Byrd, PhD

    Goldie Smith Byrd, PhD

    Goldie Smith Byrd, PhD

    Professor and Director of the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity

    Goldie S. Byrd, PhD, is a professor and director of the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity at Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston Salem, North Carolina. She also directs the Integrating Special Populations Program for the Clinical Translation Science Award. Dr Byrd conducts research in the genetics of Alzheimer’s disease in African Americans and has made substantial contributions toward educating and recruiting African Americans for the largest Alzheimer’s genome-wide association studies in this population. She is the founder of the Center for Outreach in Alzheimer’s Aging and Community Health at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Dr Byrd also served as chair of the Department of Biology and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at North Carolina A&T.