College of Nursing to host ‘Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias: How Systemic Bias Impacts Communities of Color,’ April 9

The College of Nursing’s Equity and Inclusion Committee will host a presentation on “Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias” (ADRD) on Friday, April 9, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Register online.

Gina Green-Harris, MBA, director of the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute’s Milwaukee office, will discuss the following topics:

  • ADRD in terms of how communities of color are disproportionately affected
  • The chronic issues and social determinants of health that increase its risk in communities of color
  • How systemic bias impacts patients’ access to support services and ADRD research participation
  • Strategies used to address ADRD disparities

With questions, contact Christel Julia Tud, partnership nurse liaison.