The Science of Aging and Alzheimer’s

A growing segment of the New York State population is impacted by Alzheimer’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, but gaps in clinical care remain, particularly around early diagnosis and entry into care. There are numerous benefits to an early diagnosis and quality care management across the disease progression.

This session aims to help clinicians by offering information from leading New York State experts on best practices for diagnosis, care management, and referral to community support, along with the latest trends in dementia research.

How to Watch This Webcast:

Click HERE to register to watch this webcast. You will be prompted to enter a registration ID (if you previously registered for this session) or to register (by clicking on the link) if you haven't done so yet. An email containing your registration ID will be sent to the email you provide.

Session details:

Host

  • Howard A. Zucker, MD, JD
    Commissioner, New York State Department of Health
  • Christopher Bell, MS, MBA
    Executive Director, Monroe County Medical Society

Speakers

  • Anton Porsteinsson, MD
    Director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Care, Research, and Education Program and affiliated with the Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease in the Finger Lakes
    Presentation (PDF)
  • Sharon Brangman, MD
    Director of the New York State Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease in Central NY and Inaugural Chair of the Department of Geriatrics, SUNY Upstate Medical University
    Presentation (PDF)
  • Lawrence S. Honig, MD, PhD
    Director of the New York State Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease in NYC and Deputy Director of Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Columbia University Medical Center
    Presentation (PDF)

Location

  • Friday, December 14th, 2018, 2:30pm-4:30pm
    Brass Chandelier Room
    Monroe Community Hospital
    435 East Henrietta Road
    Rochester, NY 14620

Continuing Medical Education Credits

The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.