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Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Renaissance, D.C., Downtown

 

Honorees and Speakers

The Sargent and Eunice Shriver Profiles in Dignity Award
The Ronald and Nancy Reagan Research Award
Alzheimer's Association Humanitarian Award
Alzheimer's Association Outstanding Advocate Award

The Sargent and Eunice Shriver Profiles in Dignity Award

This award pays tribute to the spirit of compassion and generosity emblematic of the Shrivers who dedicated their lives to improving the lives of others and honors an individual, organization or company whose actions have promoted greater understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and its effects on diagnosed individuals, families and caregivers.

2014 Honoree

The Judy Fund/Gelfand Family

Past Recipients

2013

Glen Campbell and Family

2012

Pat Summitt and Tyler Summitt

2011

The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Takes on Alzheimer’s Editorial Team

2010

Terry Moran

2009

The Honorable John D. Rockefeller IV
Mrs. Sharon Percy Rockefeller

2008

The Honorable Mark R. Warner

2007

Princess Yasmin Aga Khan

2006

Coach Frank Broyles

2005

Meryl Comer

2004

RADM Donald “Mac” Showers, USN (ret)

 

The Ronald and Nancy Reagan Research Award

This award pays tribute to President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan for their courage and leadership in the fight against Alzheimer’s and honors those researchers who are leading the way in promising and innovative approaches to Alzheimer treatment, prevention and care. Thanks to the Reagans and the many donors invested in the importance of research, the Alzheimer's Association has become the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer research. Since awarding its first grants in 1982, the Association has funded more than $265 million in projects.

2014 Honoree

Dr. Francis Collins, Director, National Institutes of Health

Past Recipients

2013

Dr. Russell Katz

2012

COL Karl E. Friedl, Ph.D.

2011

Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI)
(Michael W. Weiner accepting)

2010

Peggye Dilworth-Anderson, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2009

William E. Klunk, M.D., Ph.D.
Chester A. Mathis, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh

2008

Jeffrey L. Cummings, M.D.
University of California at Los Angeles

2007

Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School

2006

Marilyn S. Albert, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

2005

Steven T. DeKosky, M.D.
University of Virginia School of Medicine
(formally with University of Pittsburgh)

2004

Ronald C. Petersen, Ph.D., M.D.
Mayo Clinic

 

Alzheimer's Association Humanitarian Award

The Humanitarian Award is an annual award bestowed upon a public official that has made a significant policy contribution to advancements in research and enhanced care and support for people with Alzheimer’s disease.

2014 Honoree

Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS)

Past Recipients

2013

Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and
Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA)

2012

Congressman Michael Burgess (R-TX) and
Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)

 

Alzheimer's Association Outstanding Advocate Award

The Outstanding Advocate Award is presented annually to an extraordinary Alzheimer advocate who has demonstrated a commitment to the Alzheimer's Association's state and federal legislative priorities; and has shown outstanding advocacy leadership. Any volunteer who has demonstrated exemplary success as an Alzheimer advocate is eligible for nomination.

2014 Honoree

Mary Gerard

Past Recipients

2013

Dr. Ron Grant

2012

Garrett Davis

2011

Laura Jones

2010

Bob Thomas

2009

Bernard Poskus

2008

Judy Buchanan

2007

Jane Ochrymowycz

 

 

 

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National Alzheimer's Dinner
Renaissance
999 Ninth Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Dinner and Program

7:30 p.m.

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