Seminar Series 2014

January 22, 2014
“The Influence of Multiple Caregiving Roles and Elder Care
Demands on African American Women’s Health”
Gaynell M. Simpson, PhD, MSW
Assistant Professor
School of Social Work
University of Alabama

February 26, 2014
“Partners in Dementia Care: Partnering Health Care with
Community Care Improves Dementia Outcomes”
Mark E. Kunik, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Director, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies:
A Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and
Development Center of Excellence
Associate Director, Research Training, South Central Mental Illness Research,
Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC)

March 19, 2014
“Comparative Effectiveness of REACH OUT and the New York University
Caregiver Intervention (NYUCI): Start-up Phase”
Lou Burgio, PhD
Burgio Geriatric Consulting
Adjunct Professor
Associate, Center for Mental Health and Aging
University of Alabama
April 23, 2014
“Engaging Individuals and Their Communities in
Programs that Improve Senior Health and Wellbeing”
Alan Stevens, PhD
Vernon D. Holleman-Lewis M. Rampy Centennial Chair in Gerontology
Director, Center for Applied Health Research
Director, Program on Aging and Care
Scott & White Healthcare

Dr. Alan Steven’s Presentation

September 10, 2014
“Coping with Disease-Related Pain: Current State of the Science”
Francis Keefe, PhD
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Duke University Medical Center

October 1, 2014
“Race and Sex Differences in Cognitive Correlates of Disability”
Stephanie L. Garrett, MD, CHPE, FACP
Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine
Morehouse School of Medicine

October 29, 2014
“Clinical Research in Practice: Translation of Evidence-Based
Dementia Caregiving Interventions in the
VA Telephone Assisted Dementia Outreach Program”
Michelle Hilgeman, PhD
Clinical Psychologist
Research & Development Service
Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center

CMHA seminar presentation

November, 2014
“Technology Based Behavioral and Psychoeducational
Interventions for Caregiving Dyads”
Patricia Griffiths, PhD
Research Scientist
Assistant Director for Outreach & Education
Atlanta Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Rehabilitation Research & Development Service