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Program Information


* Closed * - Accelerating the Pace: Clinical Strategies, Research Advances and Advocacy Efforts in Dementia

Description:  Accelerating The Pace is a full-day conference for caregivers, health care professionals and members of our community affected by or living with Alzheimer’s and related-disorders. This new conference features respected local researchers, healthcare professionals and public policy advocates sharing updates and their expertise on dementia research, clinical strategies, and leading grassroots advocacy efforts to improve the lives of those affected on the federal, state and local levels in North Carolina.
CASCE#:  55513
Audience:  Nurses, social workers
Disciplines: Allied Health
  Mental Health
Format:  workshop
Objectives:  1. Identify the challenges in developing disease-modifying therapies.
  2. Discuss national and local dementia-related research efforts.
  3. Explain the public policy health crisis that Alzheimer’s presents on local and national levels.
  4. Describe how grassroots advocacy drives federal funding of Alzheimer’s research.

Program Times

6/8/2018 9:00 AM - 6/8/2018 3:15 PM


Organization:  One Eleven Place
Address:  111 Realtors Way
City:  Cary
Map:  Show Me!


4.25 Contact Hours

0.4 CEU (100% attendance is required. No partial credit will be given.)

4.25 CNE Contact Hours (100% attendance is required. No partial credit will be given.)


Byron Aguilar, PhD - Innovation in Alzheimer’s Dementia Drug Discovery

James Burke, MD, PhD - Alzheimer’s disease: a look back and a look forward

Grace Byfield, PhD - A University Center’s Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease as a Health Disparity

Keith Fargo, PhD - What Can I do to Protect Myself? Modifiable Risk Factors and Dementia

Scott Herrick, MA - The Alzheimer's Crisis in North Carolina and the Country

Cooper Linton, MBA, MSHA - Hope vs. Cure: While we continue to pursue a cure, we do not have to wait for hope

Program Fees

$25.00 Registration Fee - Community Member (no refund). No professional credit will be awarded.
$65.00 Registration Fee - Healthcare Professional

Cancellation Fee

$0.00 Cancellation Fee

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