Nancy Lynn

June 23, 2014 -- Jennifer Molinoff

Nancy Lynn was appointed Senior Vice President of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation (APGF) in January 2014. The APGF’s mission is to optimize the experience and outcomes of health care for both patients and practitioners by promoting care that is as humane as it is technologically sophisticated. The Foundation works with physicians in training and in practice, as well as other members of the healthcare team, to create a culture of respect, dignity and compassion for patients and professionals. Prior to joining the APGF, Ms.

Tonia Vojtkofsky, Psy.D.

June 23, 2014 -- Jennifer Molinoff

Dr. Tonia Vojtkofsky specializes in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Rosemead School of Psychology in 2007, where she did dementia training at UC Irvine’s IMIND & Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.

Dr. Vojtkofsky has extensive experience providing education and conducting clinical research on dementia at hospitals and academic institutions. She is a sought-after speaker and has been invited to speak at the American Society on Aging conference twice on dementia-specific topics.

WASHINGTON, DC WomenAgainstAlzheimer’s, the first and only national network of women organized to speed the pace of research and build momentum in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease - today called for more sex-based research into the disparate impact of Alzheimer’s disease on women in light of a new report that confirmed that women are more than two times as likely to develop Alzheimer’s than men. 

March 18, 2014 - Trish Vradenburg

If Alzheimer's were cured, people would simply age, rather than disappear into the unforgiving vortex of the disease. There are many octogenarians and nonagenarians who age as nature meant them to. Take for example:

WASHINGTON, DC -- WomenAgainstAlzheimer’s – the first national network of women in leadership positions working to speed the pace of research and build real momentum to end Alzheimer’s disease – today announced that Pat Summitt, head coach emeritus of the University Tennessee Lady Volunteer basketball team, will be joining the organization as an honorary founder.

Joan Cronan

March 14, 2014 -- Jennifer Molinoff

Joan Cronan has served for the past twenty-eight years as University of Tennessee Women’s Athletics Director. Under her leadership  the Lady Vols  became one of the most visible and well-respected programs in the country, amassing ten NCAA national championship titles, forty-six top-five NCAA finishes, and twenty-nine Southeastern Conference regular-season championships.A native of Opelousas, Louisiana, Cronan first came to Knoxville in 1968 to teach at the University of Tennessee and coach women's basketball.

Pat Summitt

March 13, 2014 -- usalzheimeradmin

For four decades, the University of Tennessee Lady Vols basketball program has been among the nation's elite and has helped change the national perception of women's college basketball.

That’s thanks in large part to Pat Summitt, head coach emeritus, who won eight NCAA Championships and 32 combined Southeastern Conference titles during her 38 years as the team’s head coach. Her career won-lost record was an amazing 1,098-208.


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