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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.



Angela C. Dawson, MS, MRC, LPC currently serves as the Executive Director of the Ohio Commission on Minority Health. The Ohio Commission on Minority Health was the nation’s first state office of minority health in response to the disparity in health status between Ohio’s minority and non- minority populations. Prior to this selection, Ohio Governor Ted Strickland appointed Ms. Dawson as the director of the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services (ODADAS). She served as the first African American director from March ‘07 – January ‘11. Prior to ODADAS, Dawson served as the executive director of Project Linden, Inc., a private non-profit outpatient alcohol and other drug treatment and prevention services center for twenty years.


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 or to register by phone, please contact Nia Norris at (414) 219-5159.

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