WAI Leaders were recognized in the spring edition of Quarterly, from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
Gina Green-Harris, Director of WAI Regional Milwaukee Office, was named an Outstanding Women of Color at UW-Madison in March.
From the article: “Green-Harris is a nationally recognized expert on the topic of Alzheimer’s dementia disparities for African Americans and the essential need for culturally appropriate ways to provide outreach and engagement, in addition to the importance of including African Americans in research.”
Also in the edition, WAI Director Cynthia Carlsson, MD, MS, is recognized for a recent appointment to a Federal Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory Council. Carlsson was nominated to a four-year term on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Research, Care and Services. The council will make recommendations to HHS for priority actions to expand and coordinate programs to improve health outcomes of people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
Read the full article at: https://www.med.wisc.edu/media/medwiscedu/documents/quarterly/quarterly-vol-22-no-1.pdf