Dr. Peggye Dilworth-Anderson, professor of Health Policy and Management in the Gillings School of Global Health at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and a renowned Alzheimer's disease researcher, will present the keynote address at the 11th Annual Solomon Carter Fuller Brain Health Celebration. This free virtual event will take place on Saturday, October 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The celebration will also feature A Virtual Candlelit Evening of Remembrance: In Honor & Memory of Loved Ones on Friday, October 22, at 6 p.m.
The event is named after Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller, the nation’s first African American psychiatrist and a pioneer in Alzheimer’s disease research. It is held to increase awareness of Alzheimer’s disease in the African American community and provide education and resources to encourage a brain healthy lifestyle.
Hosted by the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, the event is free and open to all. Register