Diversity and Disparities
Chair: Yakeel T. Quiroz, Ph.D.
Vice Chair: Janet C. Sherman, Ph.D.
Program Chair: Mario Parra, Ph.D.
Communications Chair: Megan Zuelsdorff, Ph.D.
The Diversity and Disparities PIA will focus on identifying potential differences in prevention strategies, diagnosis, or treatment effectiveness in patients of minority ethnoracial groups. A major emphasis will be placed on underlying cultural and cognitive differences and brain mechanisms. The PIA will also explore culturally-sensitive strategies for dementia prevention in these populations.