AA-ISRI | Aug. 14-18, 2023 | 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. 14


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
Percy Griffin, Ph.D., Alzheimer’s Association
Heather Snyder, 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. 15


8:30 – 9 a.m.

Breakfast and networking


9 – 10:15 a.m.

Diagnosis and Clinical Management of Dementia


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 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
Tertiary Prevention: Co-Morbidities and Continuity of Care

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

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. 16


8:30 – 9 a.m.

Breakfast and networking


9 – 10:15 a.m.

Dementia Risk Reduction
Claire Sexton, DPhil, Alzheimer's Association


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 table discussion with faculty


1 – 2 p.m.

Public Health
Data Sources for Healthcare Research

Matthew Davis, Ph.D., MPH, University of Michigan

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


2 – 3 p.m.

Public Health
Economics: The Population-Level Costs of Alzheimer's

Matthew Baumgart, Alzheimer’s Association

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. 17


8:30 – 9 a.m.

Breakfast and networking


9 – 10:15 a.m.

Grants Overview
Elena Fazio, Ph.D., National Institute on Aging
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 table discussion with faculty


1 – 2 p.m.

Public Health
Public Awareness and Stigma

Mindi Spencer, Ph.D., M.A., University of South Carolina

Psychosocial
To be announced


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. 18


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
  • 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
  • Matthew Davis, Ph.D., MPH, University of Michigan
  • Elena Fazio, Ph.D., National Institute on Aging
  • Sam Fazio, Ph.D., Alzheimer’s Association
  • Joseph Gaugler, Ph.D., University of Minnesota
  • 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
  • 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