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Educating America Tour: Florida

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Conference Agenda

10 am – 10:15 am ET

Welcome & About AFA

Charles J.  Fuschillo, Jr.

President & CEO, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America  


10:15 am – 11:00 am

Genetic Studies in Alzheimer Disease: Pathway to Prevention and Treatment Across Ancestries

Brian W. Kunkle, PhD., M.P.H.

Head of Genetic Epidemiology Division, Center for Genetic Epidemiology and Statistical Genetics (CGESG), John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics, Dr. John T. Macdonald Department of Human Genetics, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine  


11:00 am – 11:45 am

Cultural Awareness in Dementia Care

Jennifer Reeder, LCSW, SIFI

Director of Educational & Social Services, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America  


11:45 am – 12:00 pm

Musical Performance

Adele Jacobson, Certified Music Practitioner

President, Music in Medicine, Inc.  


12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

Caregiver-Care Partner Relationships: Preventing Misunderstandings and Overcoming Communication Barriers

Christine Williams, DNSc, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Professor Emeritus, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University



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