June 3, 2013
SIU Med School Offers Memory Video Conference Series
Memory University 2013 video conference series is being offered in Springfield on Thursdays in June by the Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. The series is produced by the Indiana University School of Medicine and the Indiana Alzheimer Disease Center.
The sessions will be teleconferenced from 12:30 - 2 p.m. at the SIU-Edwardsville School of Nursing Building, 409 W. Calhoun, Room 110, Springfield. They are free and open to the public. The topics and speakers are:
June 6 – “Function and Cognition” by Michael Justiss, Ph.D., associate professor of occupational therapy at the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis.
June 13 – “When Speech Fails” by Rachelle Bates, speech pathologist, Indiana University Health Neuroscience Center.
June 20 – “Brains Behaving Badly: When Human Attention Systems Fail” by Dr. Brandy R. Matthews, assistant professor of neurology at Indiana University School of Medicine.
June 27 – “Mild Cognitive Impairment and Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease: Debates and Concerns about MCI in the Real World” by Frederick W. Unverzagt, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine.
Registration is required, go to www.siumed.edu/alz or call 217-545-7181. Check-in begins at noon. Attendees may bring a brown-bag lunch.