AA-ISRI | Aug. 15-19, 2022 | Chicago, IL

Explore the AA-ISRI daily schedule and learn more about the sessions, workshops and breakouts taking place during the institute.

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SCHEDULE

Monday, Aug. 15


noon – 1 p.m.

Lunch and informal meeting


1 – 2 p.m.

Welcome, Introductions and Overview
Julie Bynum, M.D., MPH, University of Michigan
Sheryl Zimmerman, Ph.D., University of North Carolina


2 – 3:15 p.m.

Biologic and Genetic Aspects of Dementia
Heather Snyder, Ph.D., Alzheimer’s Association
Percy Griffin, Ph.D., Alzheimer’s Association


3:15 – 3:30 p.m.

Break


3:30 – 5 p.m.

Small group draft project discussions


evening

Welcome dinner

Tuesday, Aug. 16


8:30 – 9 a.m.

Breakfast and networking


9 – 10:15 a.m.

Diagnosis and Clinical Management of Dementia
Ronald C. Petersen, M.D., Ph.D., Mayo Clinic
Mary Sano, Ph.D., Mount Sinai


10:15 – 10:30 a.m.

Break


10:30 a.m. – noon

Epidemiology of Dementia Overview
Lisa L. Barnes, Ph.D., Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center


noon – 1 p.m.

Lunch and informal table discussion with faculty


1 – 2 p.m.

Public Health
Community Health: Alzheimer’s Impact on Communities and Systems

Julie Bynum, M.D., MPH, University of Michigan

Psychosocial
Intervention Research: One Stage at a Time

Sheryl Zimmerman, Ph.D., University of North Carolina


2 – 3 p.m.

Public Health
Epidemiology: Subjective Cognitive Decline

Rebecca Amariglio, Ph.D., Harvard University
Matthew Baumgart, Alzheimer’s Association

Psychosocial
Going Beyond the Nuts and Bolts of Community Engaged Research

Sam Fazio, Ph.D., Alzheimer’s Association


3 – 3:30 p.m.

Break


3:30 – 5 p.m.

Small group mentorship


evening

Dinner on your own

Wednesday, Aug. 17


8:30 – 9 a.m.

Breakfast and networking


9 – 10:15 a.m.

Tips for Writing and Publishing
Sheryl Zimmerman, Ph.D., University of North Carolina


10:15 – 10:30 a.m.

Break


10:30 a.m. – noon

Enhancing Diversity and Considering Disparities in Dementia Research
Neelum Aggarwal, M.D., Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center
Carl V. Hill, Ph.D., MPH, Alzheimer’s Association


noon – 1 p.m.

Lunch and informal table discussion with faculty


1 – 2 p.m.

Public Health
Tertiary Prevention: Co-Morbidities and Continuity of Care

Halima Amjad, M.D., MPH, Johns Hopkins

Psychosocial
Comorbidity and Multimorbidity
Philip Sloane, M.D., MPH, University of North Carolina


2 – 3 p.m.

Public Health
Public Awareness and Stigma
Mindi Spencer, Ph.D., MA, University of South Carolina

Psychosocial
Environment and Technology

Margaret Calkins, Ph.D., IDEAS Institute


3 – 3:30 p.m.

Break


3:30 – 5 p.m.

Small group mentorship


evening

Dinner on your own


Thursday, Aug. 18


8:30 – 9 a.m.

Breakfast and networking


9 – 10:15 a.m.

Grants Overview
Heather Snyder, Ph.D., Alzheimer’s Association


10:15 – 10:30 a.m.

Break


10:30 a.m. – noon

Panel Session: Involving Individuals with Dementia in Research
Darby Morhardt, Ph.D., Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
People living with dementia and care partners


noon – 1 p.m.

Lunch and informal table discussion with faculty


1 – 2 p.m.

Public Health
Economics: The Population-Level Costs of Alzheimer's
Matthew Baumgart Alzheimer’s Association

Psychosocial
Interventions for Persons Living with Dementia
Laura Gitlin, Ph.D., Drexel University


2-3 p.m.

Public Health
Aging in Place: Creating Healthy Places and Built Environments

Amanda Lehning, Ph.D., MSW, University of Maryland, Baltimore

Psychosocial
Interventions for Caregivers
Joseph Gaugler, Ph.D., University of Minnesota


3 – 3:30 p.m.

Break


3:30 – 5 p.m.

Small group mentorship


evening

Closing dinner

Friday, Aug. 19


8:30 – 9 a.m.

Breakfast and networking


9 – 10:45 a.m.

Final project discussions (elevator pitches)


10:45 – 11 a.m.

Break


11 a.m. – noon

Following Your Research Roadmap
Julie Bynum, M.D., MPH, University of Michigan
Sheryl Zimmerman, Ph.D., University of North Carolina


noon

Box lunches to go



Faculty

AA-ISRI faculty members are renowned leaders in the psychosocial and public health fields. They are available for one-to-one mentoring on the day of their scheduled session.

Neelum Aggarwal, M.D., Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center
Rebecca Amariglio, Ph.D., Harvard University
Halima Amjad, M.D., MPH, Johns Hopkins University
Lisa Barnes, Ph.D., Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center
Matthew Baumgart, Alzheimer’s Association
Julie Bynum, M.D., MPH, University of Michigan
Margaret Calkins, Ph.D., IDEAS Institute
Sam Fazio, Ph.D., Alzheimer’s Association
Joseph Gaugler, Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Laura Gitlin, Ph.D., Drexel University
Percy Griffin, Ph.D., Alzheimer’s Association
Carl Hill, Ph.D., MPH, Alzheimer’s Association
Amanda Lehning, Ph.D., MSW, University of Maryland, Baltimore
Darby Morhardt, Ph.D., Northwestern University
Ronald C. Petersen, M.D., Ph.D., Mayo Clinic
Mary Sano, Ph.D., Mount Sinai
Philip Sloane, M.D., MPH, University of North Carolina
Heather Snyder, Ph.D., Alzheimer’s Association
Mindi Spencer, Ph.D., MA, University of South Carolina
Sheryl Zimmerman, Ph.D., University of North Carolina