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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. 

Winter 2020 -  2021

  • January 27, 2021: HEADS Center Remote Data Enclave (RDEC) Dan Polsky, PhD and Matt Eisenberg, PhD
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 
  • June 16, 2021: What Can Economics Say About Alzheimer's Disease? Amitabh Chandra, PhD - Harvard Business School

Fall - Spring 2021

  • September 15, 2021: Nicholas Papageorge, PhD - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • October 20, 2021: Conan Dickson, PhD - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • November 17, 2021: Year 1 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
  • December 8, 2021: Women’s Health Access Matters (WHAM) Report: Findings for Alzheimer’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease Related Dementia Model
  • January 19, 2022: Prachi Sanghavi, PhD - The University of Chicago Biological Sciences 
  • February 16, 2022: TBD
  • March 16, 2022: TBD
  • April 20, 2022: TBD
  • May 18, 2022: TBD
  • June 15, 2022: TBD

Interested in joining our community and attending a seminar? Email