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Beaumont's 3nd Annual Family Portrait Luncheon

November 18, 2014

11:30 a.m.

Beaumont Country Club

Honorary Chair: Janey Phelan

Event Co-Chairs: Gerri Christopher, Jo Beth Jenkins and Linda Domino

Guest Speaker: Tam Cummings

Guest speaker Tam Cummings is a gerontologist dedicated to untangling the complexities of dementia.  She is the author of the bestselling book, “Untangling Alzheimer’s.”  As an internationally recognized author, educator and keynote speaker, Tam has helped thousands of families and professional care partners understand the stages of dementia and the process of the disease.
 

For information, contact: Clarissa Urban: curban@alz.org or 409.833.1613 

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Houston AWARE's 15th Annual Luncheon

November 19, 2014

11:30 a.m.

River Oaks Country Club

 Event Co-Chairs: Roni Atnipp and Catherine Christopherson

Guest Speaker: Sid O’Bryant, Ph.D.

Dr. O’Bryant is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Interim Director at the Institute of Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Research at the University of North Texas Health Science Center (Fort Worth, TX). Earlier this year, he received the Federation of Associations in Behavioral Health & Brain Science Early Career Impact Award.


The Award is given to researchers who have made major contributions to the sciences of mind, brain and behavior. Dr. O’Bryant is being recognized for his work focusing on diagnostics of Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment.

Dr. O’Bryant was recognized specifically for his work on a blood test that can be used by PCPs to determine which elderly patients should be referred for specialty assessment of Alzheimer’s disease.


For information, contact: Alexandra DeArman: adearman@alz.org or 713.314.1340

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