Duke to host NIA Workshop on Health Disparities Research in Aging and ADRD

Duke University and the Alzheimer's Association will be hosting a free hybrid NIA-funded workshop titled "LEVERAGING EXISTING DATA AND ANALYTIC METHODS FOR HEALTH DISPARITIES RESEARCH RELATED TO AGING, ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AND RELATED DEMENTIA" on March 15-16, 2023 at the JB Duke Hotel on Duke's West Campus.  The workshop series is free to attend and aims to improve the understanding of how existing analytic methods and data can be leveraged to make progress in understanding the causes and mechanisms of health related disparities in Alzheimer’s Disease, related dementias and other prominent age related diseases. Topics will be organized around the NIA/NIH and Alzheimer’s Association’s vision of future perspectives in ageing research including a range of academic topics such as:

  • Advanced analytic methods
  • Disparities in treatment and health outcomes
  • Perspectives in health disparities research

Aging Center Director, Dr. Heather Whitson, and Aging Center Associate Scientific Director for Social Sciences, Dr. Tyson Brown, will both be speaking at the workshop.  For full workshop information and registration details, please visit the workshop website: https://sites.duke.edu/adrd/