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University of Pittsburgh
Alzheimer Disease Research Center
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Continuing Education in the Health Sciences
Topics at Noon Series - Spring 2015
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm
ADRC Conference Room- S439
4 South UPMC Montefiore Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
February 5, 2015
|Lost: When Wandering Turns Dangerous
Betty Robison, MSN, RN-BC
Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Services, University of Pittsburgh
March 12, 2015
|Diseases-Specific Chemogenomics Knowledgebases and Cloud Computing TargetHunter© for System Pharmacology and Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Research
Xiang-Qun (Sean) Xie, PhD
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Computational Chemical Genomic Screening (CCGS) Center, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh
April 9, 2015
|Tight Glycemic Control and Use of Hypoglycemic Medications in Older Veterans with Diabetes and Dementia
Carolyn Thorpe, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy & Therapeutics, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
Core Investigator, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
May 14, 2015
|Amyloid-beta deposition in non-demented elderly: a role for lifestyle?
Ann D. Cohen, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
In accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education requirements on disclosure, information about relationships of presenters with commercial interests (if any) will be included in materials distributed at the time of the conference.
Continuing Medical Education Credit
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other health care professionals are awarded .10 continuing education units (CEU's) which are equal to 1 contact hour.
Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by calling (412-692-2721).
Alzheimer Disease Caregiver Support Group
Last Tuesday of every month, 6:00-7:30pm
Hill House, 1835 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
The AOC's Caregiver Support Group provides emotional, educational, and social support for family and friends of individuals with AD and other, related dementias.
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The Warhol & Alzheimer Disease Research Center
Groups of four to eight people will meet at the Warhol Museum on a weekday from 10:30am to 12:30pm
The Andy Warhol Museum is partnering with the Alzheimer Disease Research Center (ADRC)
at the University of Pittsburgh to offer a new program for individuals experiencing memory loss or other
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The Andy Warhol Museum Teams Up with Pitt’s Alzheimer Disease Research Center
For the first time, Pitt's Alzheimer Disease Research Center (ADRC) is expanding a program that brings adults suffering from dementia to the Andy Warhol Museum to tour the museum, take part in an arts and crafts activity, and to foster discussions about art.
The program for ADRC participants began in 2010 with activities surrounding a visit from Brazilian artist José Rufino, whose work deals with memory and the concept of interpersonal loss. The following year, the Warhol-ADRC partnership was solidified through the creation of the A HA! (Art, Health & Alzheimer ’s disease) initiative, which seeks to explore ways in which the worlds of art and Alzheimer’s disease research can come together to promote creativity, raise public awareness of the disease, and sustain or improve well-being among persons or families affected by dementia. The central part of this partnership has been a program whereby groups of patients and caregivers participate in a creative expression project involving a combination of museum and studio activities at the Warhol.
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