Staying Sharp in Westchester, NY: Ask the Experts About Memory and Brain Health Issues


November 26, 2012

MEDIA ADVISORY
November 26, 2012

            
Contact:
Ann Whitman
(212) 223-4040
awhitman@dana.org
            

 

Staying Sharp in Westchester, NY:
Ask the Experts About Memory and Brain Health Issues

WHAT: 

Local brain experts will discuss cognitive health at the Staying Sharp session on December 1 at Westchester County Center in Westchester, New York. The program will begin with a panel discussion, followed by an audience Q&A.

WHO:

The program is presented by the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, MetLife Foundation, and AARP.

  • John H. Morrison, Ph.D., Dean of Basic Sciences at the Graduate School of Biological Sciences; Willard T.C. Johnson Professor of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Rajiv R. Ratan, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience, Associate Dean, Weill Cornel Medical College
  • Shannon A. White (moderator), TV journalist at News 12 Westchester

WHEN:

Saturday, December 1
10:00AM – 12:00PM

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
 To reserve your spot, call: (877) 926-8300.

WHERE:

Westchester County Center
198 Central Avenue
White Plains, NY 10606

The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives is a nonprofit organization of more than 300 leading neuroscientists, including ten Nobel laureates, committed to advancing public awareness about the progress and benefits of brain research.

Staying Sharp is a series of public forums and educational booklets for older Americans. Since its inception in 1994, the series has been attended by more than 34,000 people in 39 cities across the United States.

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