Professor Claire Surr

Professor of Dementia Studies and Director of the Centre for Dementia Research · Leeds Beckett University

Her research addresses care and support for people living with dementia and those who care for them.

General Hospitals Social Care Patient Support Carers Dementia

Eneida Mioshi

Professor of Dementia Care Research · University of East Anglia

Her research is in the area of independent and at-home living for older people at they progress through the early stages of dementia.

Cognitive Disorders Ageing Dementia Brain Health Healthy Ageing

Dr Ian Maidment

Reader, Pharmacy · Aston University

Dr Ian Maidment is an experienced researcher, manager and clinician with a broad research background.

Community Pharmacy Dementia Pharmacology Mental Health Medication Management for Older People

Maria Aranda

Executive Director of the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Research interests address interplay between chronic illness, social resources & psychological well-being in low-income minority populations

Aging Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Caregiving Family Caregiving

Michael Hornberger

Professor of Applied Dementia Research · University of East Anglia

He researches groups that are at higher risk of developing dementia & works to help reduce this risk or delay the symptoms of dementia.

Psychology Neurology Dementia Ageing Human Biology

James Ellison, M.D., MPH

The Swank Foundation Endowed Chair · ChristianaCare

Dr. James Ellison is a geriatric psychiatrist and one of the nation's foremost experts in dementia.

Psychopharmacology Geriatric Mood and Anxiety Disorders Geriatric Psychiatry Psychiatry Cognitive impairment and dementia

Dr Liz Coulthard

Associate Professor in Dementia Neurology · University of Bristol

Exploring the relationship between sleep, dementia and long-term memory

Memory Alzheimers Cognitive Neurology Dementia Sleep

Helen Odell-Miller

Professor of Music Therapy · Anglia Ruskin University

Helen is the lead researcher for HOMESIDE, an RCT trial for home-based music therapy for people with dementia & their family carer.

Personality Disorder Adult Mental Health Music Therapy Dementia Arts Therapies

Sheryl Zimmerman

Mary Lily Kenan Flagler Bingham Distinguished Professor Associate Dean for Doctoral Education, School of Social Work · UNC at Chapel Hill

Expert in aging issues, elder care, assisted living

Aging Aging and Elderly Aging and Social Policy Social Gerontology Evaluation of Practice

Douglas Scharre

Professor of Clinical Neurology and Psychiatry | College of Medicine · The Ohio State University

Dr. Scharre specializes in cognitive disorders and dementias, including Alzheimer's disease

Neurology Neurobehavioral Manifestations Lewy Body Disease Dementia, Multi-Infarct Amnesia, Transient Global

Christine Williams, D.N.Sc.

Professor Emeritus · Florida Atlantic University

Dr. Williams' expertise is in geropsychiatric nursing. Her research focuses on people living with memory problems and their family members.

Scientific Writing PhD Program Administration Marital Relationships in Couples Affected by Dementia Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Aging and Mental Health

Melissa Armstrong

M.D./Associate Professor · University of Florida

Dr. Melissa Armstrong's research focuses on the lived experiences of individuals with Lewy body dementia and their caregivers.

Dementia and End of Life Corticobasal Syndrome Parkinson Disease Lewy Body Dementia Atypical Parkinsonism

James Ellor, Ph.D.

Professor of Social Work · Baylor University

Dr. Ellor works with older adults around issues of mental and spiritual health

Disaster Behavioral Health Military Family Coping Stress, Trauma and PTSD Mental Health for Older Adults Knowledge and Attitudes of Aging

Michelle Kimzey

Assistant Professor · Texas Christian University

Michelle Kimzey is an expert in gerontology, dementia care education, palliative care, and older adults with dementia.

Older Adults with Dimentia Dementia Care Education Gerontology Palliative Care

Alicia Walf

Senior Lecturer, Cognitive Science · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Neuroscientist with extensive research into body, brain, and mind relationships related to brain health, social cognition and emotions.

Brain Health Emotion Memory Neuroplasticity Well-Being

Michael Yassa

Professor and Chancellor’s Fellow · UC Irvine

Michael Yassa is interested in how learning and memory mechanisms are altered in aging and neuropsychiatric disease.

Neurobiology and Behavior Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Memory and Disease Memory Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Professor Fiona Cowdell

Professor of Nursing and Health Research · Birmingham City University

Fiona’s research focuses on skin health with particular reference to knowledge mobilisation, health behaviour change and humanisation.

Frailty and Older People Skin Health Health Behaviour Change

David Steffens, M.D., M.H.S.

Professor and Chair, Psychiatry · University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Dr. Steffens' research focuses on late-life mood and cognitive disorders.

Dementia Late-Life Depression

Ruogu Fang

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Ruogu Fang works on artificial intelligence-empowered precision brain health and brain/bio-inspired AI.

Brain Informatics Neuroimaging Precision Intervention Deep Learning Medical Image Analysis

Sarah Hooper

Executive Director of UCSF / UC Hastings Consortium and Adjunct Professor · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: hoopers@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4831 / Office 377-200

Health Equity Health Law Comprehensive and Coordinated Care Health and Access to Civil Justice Elder Financial Abuse