The Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer's Center would like to announce our January lecturer in our VMAC Guest Lecture Series, Dr. Rachel Whitmer.
Dr. Whitmer is an epidemiologist with expertise in aging and cardiovascular epidemiology. Currently, she is an investigator at the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research where her research program focuses on population level risk factors for cognitive impairment, Alzheimer disease, and dementia with a specific focus is on metabolic, cardiovascular, and inflammatory predictors. She is the principal investigator of two federally funded grants examining the relationship between factors, such as obesity, adipocytokines, and diabetes, and cognitive decline. Dr. Whitmer is also building a healthy aging registry as part of the Kaiser Permanente Research Program on Genes, Environment and Health.
Dr. Whitmer’s presentation will take place on Tuesday, January 24th in Light Hall Room 208 (at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center) from 8:15-9:15 am.
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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.