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Breaking the Silence: Addressing Alzheimer's Disease in Communities of Color is a Public Health Issue

 

Friday, April 20, 2018

8:30am to noon

Location: Grand Ballroom-Italian Conference Center, 631 E. Chicago St., Milwaukee

Call 414-219-5159 for details.

 

Saturday, April 21, 2018

8:30am to noon

Location: Festival Hall-Racine Civic Centre, 5 5th St., Racine

Call 414-219-5159 for details.

 

Featuring the “Amazing Grace” Chorus.
Complimentary parking is available at both locations.

 

Presenters:

Cheryl A. Boyce, Retired Executive Director, Ohio Commission on Minority Health. Cheryl A. Boyce Co-founded the Federation for Health Equity and Social Justice. Prior to this, she served as the Executive Director of the Ohio Commission on Minority Health from its inception in 1986 through late 2010. Cheryl has spent her career in many progressively responsible positions in the health and human services field including Coordinator of the Governor’s Task Force on Black and Minority Health-Ohio and Program Director and Associate Program Director for the Advocacy and Protective Services, Inc. She was also employed by the Ohio Departments of Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Rehabilitation Services Commission.

 

Crystal M. Glover, PhD, is a health disparities researcher and mixed-methodologist with the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center and an assistant professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences. Her current research focuses on understanding patient decision-making regarding organ donation within disparate populations and patient perceptions of healthy aging among minorities. She has presented her research findings at international and national scientific meetings. Glover belongs to various professional groups working to address health disparities both nationally and locally.


FREE admission but registration is required. Space is limited - RSVP by April 16.


Register online at https://tinyurl.com/wai2018 or to register by phone, please contact Nia Norris at (414) 219-5159.


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