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The Alzheimer's Association is providing funding for U.S. POINTER. Additionally, local Alzheimer’s Association offices in participating regions and partnerships with community organizations will assist with intervention delivery to set the stage for an accessible and sustainable community-based model for prevention.

U.S. POINTER - Study Leadership

Laura Baker, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine – Geriatrics, Neurology, and Social Sciences and Health Policy; Associate Director, Wake Forest Alzheimer’s Disease Center, Wake Forest School of Medicine

Miia Kivipelto, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Clinical Geriatric Epidemiology, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society Karolinska Institutet, Sweden and National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland

Mark Espeland, Ph.D.

Professor of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine

Rachel Whitmer, Ph.D.

Professor Public Health Sciences, Director and Chief, Division of Epidemiology School of Medicine, University of California Davis

Maria Carrillo, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer, Alzheimer's Association
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Heather Snyder, Ph.D.

Senior Director of Medical and Scientific Relations, Alzheimer’s Association
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U.S. POINTER - Strategic Advisory Board

Barry Davis, M.D., Ph.D.

University of Texas Health
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Cynthia Lemere, Ph.D.

Brigham & Women’s Hospital
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Laurie Ryan, Ph.D.

ex officio, NIA at NIH
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Thomas Mosley, Ph.D.

University of Mississippi
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Mary Sano, Ph.D.

Mount Sinai University
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Abby King, Ph.D.

Stanford University
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Consuelo Wilkins, M.D., MSCI

Vanderbilt Medical School
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David Knopman, M.D.

Mayo Clinic
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David Reuben, M.D.

University of California, Los Angeles
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Get U.S. POINTER Information

Whether you are a researcher or potential participant, use this contact information to receive answers to your questions regarding U.S. POINTER.

Email: POINTERinfo@alz.org
Phone: 800.272.3900

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