Staying Sharp in New York: NYU Experts Discuss Memory and Successful Aging


March 4, 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY
March 4, 2014

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

 

Staying Sharp in New York:
NYU Experts Discuss Memory and Successful Aging  

WHAT:

As part of Brain Awareness Week (March 10-16), New York brain experts will discuss cognitive health at the Staying Sharp session on Wednesday, March 12 at New York University Langone Medical Center in New York City. The program will begin with a panel discussion featuring clinicians and researchers from the NYU Langone Center on Brain Aging, and will be followed by a presentation on memory treatment by NYU psychologist William Barr, Ph.D. Attendees will learn more about brain health and disease and will leave equipped with tips to age successfully and the tools to be “brain advocates.”

WHO:


The program is presented by the Dana Foundation, New York University, and AARP.

Panel speakers:
  • Lidia Glodzik, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Research Professor, Departments of Radiology and Psychiatry
  • Ricardo Osorio, M.D., Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
  • Yael Zweig, NP, Nurse Practitioner, Department of Psychiatry
  • Camy Sleeman (moderator), Marketing and Communications Specialist
   Memory presentation:
  • William Barr, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry

WHEN:

Wednesday, March 12
2:00-4:00 PM Panel discussion and audience Q&A
5:00-6:00 PM Presentation on memory treatment

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

WHERE:

NYU Langone Medican Center
550 First Avenue
New York, NY

The Dana Foundation is committed to advancing brain research and to educating the public in a responsible manner about the potential of 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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