Michele Cavallari is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Cavallari graduated cum laude in Medicine in 2005, then completed a residency in Neurology at the Sapienza University Hospital Sant’Andrea (Rome, Italy) and a PhD program in Clinical and Experimental Neuroscience and Psychiatry. Dr. Cavallari’s research aims at exploring neurological conditions through […]
2023 Summer Workshop on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Disparities The Hopkins’ Economics of Alzheimer’s Disease & Services (HEADS) Center, Johns Hopkins Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (JHAD-RCMAR), and Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions (HCHDS) are co-organizing a workshop, Tuesday, June 6 – Wednesday, June 7, 2023 in Baltimore, MD. Application […]
Patricia A. Tabloski, Ph.D., GNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN is an associate professor at the Connell School of Nursing. Dr. Tabloski’s work focuses on the epidemiology and treatment of various threats to quality of life and function in older adults. This work has involved elucidating risk factors for poor outcomes, the development and testing of non-pharmacologic interventions […]
Researchers at the Marcus Institute and University of Michigan will receive over $13 million to study the delirium prevention in Older Adults. The focus of this new PCORI-funded study is on the efficacy of family caretaker support in reducing delirium risk. NIDUS Multi-PI Sharon Inouye says, “More than 2.6 million older adults develop delirium in […]
The AARP and the GEDC (Geriatric Emergency Department Collaborative) have collaborated on two short educational videos. Specifically, these videos cover dementia care and delirium risks in in hospitals and the ER. Designed to educate and raise awareness of delirium and dementia, the videos ‘provide key information and action steps that healthcare providers and caregivers can […]
Recently, Dr. Sharon Inouye recorded several VJDementia videos. The site published these short videos on several delirium-related topics. Among them are topics like ‘Screening for delirium in individuals with dementia’ and ‘Biomarkers of delirium incidence and severity.’ Click the image below for the full series of clips.
Dr. Franchesca Arias is a tenure track assistant professor in the neuropsychology area. She received her doctorate from Fordham University and completed her internship and post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Florida. Dr. Arias’ research interests center around the intersection between cognitive aging, contextual and socioeconomic factors, and medical conditions in older adults.
Join us for the virtual AGS CoCare®: HELP Special Interest Group Meeting hosted by GSA on Tuesday, October 11th at 4pm ET – Click here to register now. Please note: you do not have to be a GSA member to attend the SIG meeting. The meeting will cover how sites got their HELP programs started, overcame barriers, and have […]
Dr. Rich Jones recently updated our Adult Delirium Measurement Info Cards. One of the major updates is the addition of COSMIN ratings. To view the newly updated cards, visit the Info Cards page.
Dr. Babar Khan’s research is at the critical intersection of acute illness and aging brain. He is a patient oriented-translational/clinical researcher with a principal focus on developing a biomarker profile among delirious patients in the intensive care unit to predict their long term cognitive, physical and psychological morbidity. In addition, he directs the Critical Care […]