Online Symposium: Listening to Stakeholder Voices in Dementia Care & Research

Event Date & Time

September 22, 2020 at 10:00am-1:00pm CT



Event Details:
Family care partners, people living with dementia, and all others with an interest in dementia care and research are invited to attend this free virtual event.

During this meeting, we will:

  • Hear from experts in person and family-centered dementia care and research
  • Learn ways that we can support people to live well with dementia through addressing stigma
  • Examine the opportunities for including care partners and people living with dementia as collaborators in research

MORE INFO: Sara Masoud or (210) 450-8487

This is funded through a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award (10725-UTHSC).

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About the Speaker(s)


    • The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Huling Hummel is an author, artist, and advocate living with dementia. Cynthia will speak about stigma and the need to listen to the voices of people living with dementia.
    • Jan Dougherty, MS, RN, FAAN, is a Dementia Care Consultant and President of TravALZ. Jan will discuss the importance for health professionals to work with families for a person-centered approach to care.
    • Rachel Andricosky, MS is a Senior Program Officer at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). Rachel will discuss patient-centered outcomes research and why it is an effective approach to research in the field of dementia care.
    • A panel of Stakeholder Advisory Council members will share how they collaborated to engage people living with dementia, family care partners, and health and social professionals to develop a list of research topics that are most important to the community.