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Removing the Barriers: It’s Time for a Check Up from the Neck Up CME Program

September 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

To protect the health and safety of our participants, this event will be held virtually over the Internet.

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Program Agenda

Removing the Barriers: It’s Time for a Check Up from the Neck Up CME Program


12:00 pm to 12:10 pm: Welcome & AFA Overview

Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr.

President & CEO, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America




12:10 pm – 12:50 pm: Alzheimer’s Overview – From Diagnosis to Treatment

Jeffrey Cummings, MD, ScD

AFA Medical, Scientific and Memory Screening Advisory Board member

Director, Chambers-Grundy Center for Transformative Neuroscience, UNLV

Joy Chambers Professor of Brain Science, Department of Brain Health, UNLV

Founding Director, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health


12:50 pm to 1:00 pm: Question and Answer Session


1:00 pm – 1:20 pm: Barriers To Care and Controlling Risk Factors

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASPC, FNLA

Gerald S. Berenson Endowed Chair in Preventive Cardiology

Professor of Medicine, John W. Deming Department of Medicine

Tulane University School of Medicine



1:20 pm to 1:30 pm: Question and Answer Session


1:30 pm – 1:50 pm: Addressing Gender Inequality in Access To Healthcare

Rachel M. Bond, MD, FACC

System Director, Women’s Heart Health – Dignity Health, Arizona

Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Creighton University School of Medicine

Co-Chair, ACC Women in Cardiology – Section AZ Division


1:50 pm to 2:00 pm: Question and Answer Session


2:00 pm – 2:20 pm: COVID-19 Crisis and Dementia Care 

Vivek Sinha, MD

Chief Medical Officer & Co-Founder, Belleview Medical Partners, P.C.

Family Medicine, Board Certified



2:20 pm to 2:30 pm: Question and Answer Session

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The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America wishes to recognize and thank the following companies for their commercial promotion toward this educational activity:




September 10, 2020
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT