Latino and African American people are disproportionately impacted by Alzheimer’s. In fact, by 2030 African Americans and Latinos will make up 40 percent of Alzheimer’s patients in the United States. To combat this, these communities need equal access to healthcare and more information about brain health from people they trust – and nurses are among the most trusted voices in communities across the country.
However, nurses themselves need more information about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia (ADRD). That’s why the UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Center for Brain Health Equity designed a Brain Health Equity Nurse Fellowship to address knowledge gaps among African American and Latino nurse professionals, so they are better equipped to promote brain health in the communities they serve.
Learn more about the fellowship here.
The fellowship is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and was created in partnership with the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA), the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN), and an interdisciplinary network of subject matter experts.
Meet the 2022 Fellowship Class
(listed alphabetically by last name)
San Joaquin General Hospital
Florida International University
ASI Home Care
Emory Healthcare, Emory Rehabilitation Hospital
Cambridge Health Alliance
Los Angeles College of Nursing and Allied Health (student)
Los Angeles, CA
West Coast University
University of Alberta; Covenant Health
North Carolina Central University
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Questions? Reach out to Daphne Delgado, Project Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.