Joanne C. Gerstner

Sports Journalist in Residence · Michigan State University

Expert in: Sports multimedia journalism, social media, sports neurology & concussion, youth sports, women in sports & sports media, Title IX

Athletic Culture Title IX Medicine Sports Media Sports Business

Dr. William E. Reichman

President and CEO · Baycrest

Overseeing one of the leading academic healthcare organizations specializing in complex specialized geriatric care and brain research.

Nutrition and the Aging Brain Mental Health and Aging Strategies for Remembering The Interactive Impact of Fitness and Brain Health Maintaining Autonomy: the Brain Fitness Movement

Alpar Lazar

Senior Lecturer in Dementia and Complexity in Later Life · University of East Anglia

His research is in the role of sleep in brain health and in dementia.

Neurodegeneration Brain Health Dementia Sleep Pathological Ageing

Dr. William Reichman

President and CEO · Baycrest

Dr. Reichman is a noted global authority on the delivery of mental health and dementia services in geriatric care and residential settings

Geriatrics Maintaining Autonomy: the Brain Fitness Movement Strategies for Remembering Nutrition and the Aging Brain Mental Health and Aging

Anne-Marie Minihane

Professor of Nutrigenetics, Head of Nutrition and Preventive Medicine and Director of Norwich Institute of Healthy Ageing (NIHA) · University of East Anglia

Her research explores the link between healthier eating and preventing brain disease.

Healthy Eating Nutrigenetics Heart Disease Nutrition Preventitive Medicine

Dr. Kiran Rabheru

Full Professor of Psychiatry · University of Ottawa

Dr. Kiran Rabheru is a Full Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Ottawa and Geriatric Psychiatrist at The Ottawa Hospital (TOH).

Mental Health Dementia Geriatric Psychiatry Late Onset Psychosis Psychiatry

Prof. Jean Woo

Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Director, CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing · University of Hong Kong

Professor Woo's research interests include chronic diseases affecting elderly people, health services research, nutrition epidemiology

Geriatric Medicine Public Health Nutrition Epidemiology Chronic diseases affecting elderly people Health Services Research

Amanda (Mandy) Wintink

Instructor · Centre for Applied Neuroscience

Neuroscientist, Life Coach, Yoga Teacher

Neuroscience Psychology Health & Wellness

Lanny Rootenberg

Bipolar Resource Director · lannyrootenberg.com

Bipolar Resource Director

Mental Health Meaning /Performance Mental Health and Aging Productive Brainstorming Learning & Development

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

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

Catherine Price

Associate Professor, Paul Satz Term Professor · University of Florida

Price’s career has been devoted to studying the neuropsychology of older adults with and without dementia and neuroanatomical changes.

Parkinson's Dementia Brain Imaging Neuroscience and the Brain Cognitive Ageing

Prof. Kaarin Anstey

Director, UNSW Ageing Futures Institute · University of New South Wales

Psychology and neuroscience expert exploring the epidemiology of cognition and dementia

Developmental Psychology and Ageing Public Health and Health Services Geriatrics and Gerontology Fostering Healthy Ageing Cognitive Sciences

Prof. Perminder Sachdev

Co-Director of the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) · UNSW Sydney

Neuropsychiatry expert revolutionizing our understanding of the ageing brain, apropos of lifestyle choices

Cognitive Reserve Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy) Geriatrics and Gerontology Neurosciences Neurogenetics

Elkhonon Goldberg, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - School of Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

A student and close associate of the great neuropsychologist, Alexander Luria

Neuropsychology Cognitive Neuroscience Adult, Forensic, Pediatric and Geriatric Neuropsychology

Dr. Sytse Zuidema

Professor of Elderly Care Medicine and Dementia · University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG)

Prof Sytse Zuidema is Professor of Elderly Care Medicine and Dementia at University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG)

Geriatric Medicine Dementia Long-term Care and Community Frailty

Dr. Debra Whitman

Chief Public Policy Officer · AARP

Debra Whitman, PhD, is an economist and expert on aging issues with extensive experience in national policymaking and global research.

Public Policy Active Ageing Elder Abuse Retirement Human Rights

Dr. Randy McIntosh

Vice-President of Research ; Director, Rotman Research Institute · Baycrest

A world-renowned expert in the use of neuro-imaging methods (fMRI, PET, EEG and MEG) and computational modeling.

Neuroscience Computational Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience Brain Imaging Brain Modeling

Dr. David Conn

Vice-President, Education ; Director, Centre for Education and Knowledge Exchange · Baycrest

An expert and author specializing in training psychiatric and behavioral problems encountered by medical and non-medical staff.

Geriatric Psychiatry Aging and Depression Geriatrics

Prof. Michael Valenzuela

Associate Professor · The University of Sydney

Psychology, clinical medicine, and neuroscience expert, exploring how complex mental activity impacts dementia

Cognitive Reserve Computerized Cognitive Training Cognitive Decline Human Skin-Derived Neural Precursors