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Remember This Seminar - Alzheimer's Disease: What does age have to do with it?
Charles E. Smith Life Communities

Alzheimer’s Disease: What does age have to do with it?

Speaker: Marie A. Bernard, MD, 
Deputy Director of the National institute on Aging(NIA) at the National institutes of Health (NIH)

Marie A. Bernard, MD serves as Deputy Director of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) at the National Institutes of Health. As NIA’s senior geriatrician, she serves as the principal advisor to the NIA director, working closely with the director in overseeing approximately $2 billion in aging research conducted and supported annually by the Institute.  She co-chairs two Department of Health and Human Services Healthy People 2020 objectives: 1) Older Adults and 2) Dementias, including Alzheimer’s Disease. Within NIH she co-chairs the Inclusion Governance Committee of the Extramural Activities Working Group, and co-chairs the Women of Color Committee of the trans-NIH Women in Biomedical Careers Working Group.

She received her undergraduate education at Bryn Mawr College and her MD from University of Pennsylvania. She trained in internal medicine at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA, where she also served as chief resident. She has received additional training through the AAMC Health Services Research Institute, the Geriatric Education Center of Pennsylvania, and the Wharton School Executive Development program.

A light supper is available at 5:30 p.m. The program begins at 6:00 p.m. This event is sponsored by the Hurwitz Lecture Fund.

Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Landow House
1799 East Jefferson Street
Rockville, MD 20852
United States

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