The Whitmer Lab had a very successful trip to the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2019 July 12-18 in Los Angles, California.
Rachel Whitmer gives Plenary Presentation: The Epidemiology of Diversity and Dementia
Graduate Students present their research
Laura Farnsworth, MPH presents her talk “Social Support and Cognitive Function in Type 1 Diabetes: Findings from the Study of Longevity in Diabetes (SOLID).” Laura is a PhD student at UC Davis in Public Health Sciences and a member of the Whitmer Lab.
Chloe Eng, MSPH presents her talk "Do Benefits of Educational Attainment for Late-life Cognition Differ by Race: Findings from the Kaiser Healthy Aging & Diverse Life Experiences (KHANDLE) study. Chloe is a PhD Student at UCSF in Epidemiology and Translation Science and a member of the Whitmer Lab.
Lab members present at Poster Sessions
Emely Perex, UC Davis undergraduate intern, presents her research poster titled "Age of Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis and Cognitive Function: The Study of Longevity in Diabetes (SOLID)."
Hector Hernandez Saucedo, BS, Clinical Research Coordinator at the UC Davis Health Alzheimer's Disease Center presents his research poster titled "Measurement of Cognitive Health in Older Adults: The Kaiser Healthy Aging and Diverse Life Experiences (KHANDLE) Study."