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Hopkins’ Economics of Alzheimer’s Disease & Services Center

About Us

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The Hopkins’ Economics of Alzheimer’s Disease and Services (HEADS) Center is a new research center that seeks to improve the care and lives of those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Center co-directors Jennifer Wolff, PhD, Eugene and Mildred Lipitz Professor of Health Policy and Management and Director of the Roger C. Lipitz Center for Integrated Healthcare and Daniel Polsky, PhD, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Health Economics and Director of the Hopkins Business of Health Initiative received a $4.5 million dollar grant from the National Institute on Aging over a five-year period to establish the center. This cross-school initiative is housed in the Department of Health Policy and Management and will work with faculty from the Carey Business School, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and Arts & Sciences. 

Themes

Cross-Cutting: Family and unpaid caregiving, Alzheimer's Disease and Alzheimer's Disease Related Dementia related disparities

Aims