10:00 am 12:30 pm
Alliant Energy Center
1919 Alliant Energy Center Way
Madison WI, 53713
The Brain Health Brunch is an annual appreciation event honoring African American participants in Alzheimer's disease research studies at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
12:00 pm 1:00 pm
This free Badger Talk by Sterling Johnson, PhD, will share the latest discoveries made from the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention (WRAP) regarding brain and eventual cognitive changes that occur prior to the dementia phase of Alzheimer’s disease.
Four men playing chess
9:30 am 11:30 am
Kimberly Mueller, PhD, CCC-SLP, assistant professor in the UW–Madison Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, will help us understand how enhancing cognitive and social engagement can positively influence cognition and quality of life. Participants will also learn strategies for helping people with MCI better communicate with the people around them.
Book cover of Finding the Right Words: A Store of Literature, Grief and the Brain by Cindy Weinstein, Bruce Miller
6:00 pm 7:00 pm
All are invited to join the Mind Readers book club along with host Nathaniel Chin, MD, and guest authors Cindy Weinstein, PhD, and Bruce L. Miller, MD, for a discussion about their book, 'Finding the Right Words: A Story of Literature, Grief, and the Brain.'

Past Events

12:00 pm 1:00 pm
Join this free virtual event to learn how to identify caregiver burnout and strategies to minimize it.
10:00 am 11:00 am
This free, virtual Badger Talk presented by Susanne Seeger, MD, will explore diagnostic criteria and treatment approaches for lesser known disorders that can cause dementia. Seeger is a neurologist with expertise in headache and memory disorders.
2:00 pm 3:00 pm
Join the Get Movin' Open House on June 14 to learn about our new class schedule and meet our new instructor, Mrs. Patty Thurman.
12:00 pm 1:00 pm
Maria Mora Pinzon, MD, MS, FACPM, will explore what you should know about memory problems and some of the diseases that cause them, including Alzheimer’s Disease, and the evidence on how to keep our brains healthy. This is a free, virtual event hosted by Badger Talks. This talk will be presented in Spanish with English subtitles. Esta presentacion esta en español con subtítulos en inglés.
4:00 pm 5:15 pm
The Dr. Daniel I. Kaufer Lecture is an educational program intended to promote and share current Alzheimer's disease research. This event is designed for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (ADRD) researchers and professionals working in dementia care.
9:30 am 11:30 pm
NOTICE: This program has been rescheduled for July 8. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope you can join us then.
2:30 pm 5:00 pm
Sterling Johnson, PhD, will present "New Discoveries in the preclinical phase of Alzheimer's Disease: Findings from the Wisconsin Register for Alzheimer's Prevention” for the Institute on Aging at the University of Pennsylvania. In-person and virtual options to join are available.
12:00 pm 5:00 pm
The 2022 Alzheimer's Disease & Related Dementias Research Day will feature keynote speaker Thomas Karikari, PhD, University of Gothenburg and University of Pittsburgh Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, and his talk "State of Fluid Biomarker Research in ADRD."
10:00 am 12:00 pm
Register to join us for “Healthy Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI): How to Practice Self-Care During a Pandemic.” Our guest helps us understand the fears and anxieties that are heightened during this time and offers recommendations on ways to practice self-care. Participants will discuss and try different self-care activities.
6:00 pm 7:30 pm
You are invited to join the Mind Readers book club for a discussion about the book, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot." Participation is free and will be held live online via Zoom.