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Hopkins’ Economics of Alzheimer’s Disease & Services Center

Seminar Series 

The HEADS Center hosts monthly seminars on a variety of topics and research areas related to improving the care and lives of those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Seminars are held from noon - 1 p.m. ET. 



  • December 15, 2021, 1:30-2:30pm: Applying Precision Medicine to ADRD: Addressing Challenges of Payment and Economic Value Jeroen Jansen, PhD and Kathryn Phillips, PhD- University of California, San Francisco
  • December 8, 2021: The Women’s Health Access Matters (WHAM) Report: Research Funding for Women’s Health- Modeling Societal Impact of Investment for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Carolee Lee- Founder & CEO, WHAM and AccessCircles and Lori Frank, PhD, RAND Corporation
  • November 17, 2021: Year 1 HEADS Pilot: Value of EHR's free text in measuring the prevalence of ADRD diagnosis: An observational study using JHMI data Hadi Kharrazi, MD, PhD- Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • October 20, 2021: Alzheimer's in Maryland Hospital-Based Data Conan Dickson, PhD- Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • September 15, 2021: Year 2 HEADS Pilot: Genetic Endowments, Alzheimer's Disease and Economic Outcomes Nicholas Papageorge, PhD- Johns Hopkins University, Department of Economics
  • June 16, 2021: What Can Economics Say About Alzheimer's Disease? Amitabh Chandra, PhD - Harvard Business School
  • May 12, 2021: Are people aware of their cognitive decline? Misperception and financial decision making. Franco Peracchi, PhD- University of Rome Tor Vergata, Department of Economics and Finance 
  • April 14, 2021: Using Population and Systems Level Data to Improve Timely Diagnosis and Care for Dementia Halima Amjad, MD - Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • March 17, 2021: Year 1 Pilot: Variation in Medicare Home Health Costs Associated with Patient Cognitive Impairment Julia Burgdorf, PhD - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • February 17, 2021: Year 1 Pilots: Race Differences in Characteristics and Experiences of Black and White Caregivers of Older Americans Chanee Fabius, PhD and Assessing State Variability in Measures of Dementia Prevalence Emmanuel Drabo, PhD- Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • January 27, 2021: HEADS Center Remote Data Enclave (RDEC) Dan Polsky, PhD and Matt Eisenberg, PhD

Interested in joining our community and attending a seminar? Email