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June 24-25, 2004
Meeting Agenda

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004

Federal Triangle Metro



8:45 a.m. Session 1: Aging and Society: Social-Scientific and Humanistic Perspectives

Robert Binstock, Ph.D., Professor of Aging, Health, and Society, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University

Thomas R. Cole, Ph.D., Painter Distinguished Professor and Graduate Program Director, Institute for the Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston

10:30 am Break

10:45 am     Session 2:  Aging, Dementia, and the Person:
Clinical, Neurological, and Existential Perspectives on Alzheimer/Dementia

Dennis J. Selkoe, M.D., Vincent and Stella Coates Professor of Neurologic Diseases, Harvard Medical School, and Director, Center for Neurologic Diseases, Brigham and Women's Hospital

David Shenk, author, "The Forgetting: Alzheimer’s: Portrait of an Epidemic"

12:30 pm Lunch

2:00 pm

Session 3: Aging, Dementia, and the Care-Giver: Family and Institutions

Geri R. Hall, Ph.D., ARNP, CS, FAAN, Clinical Professor, University of Iowa College of Nursing, and Advanced Practice Nurse, Behavioral Neurology, University of Iowa College of Medicine

3:30 pm Break

3:45 pm

Session 4: Aging, Dementia, and Society

Council Discussion

4:15 pm Adjournment

FRIDAY, June 25

8:30 am

Session 5:  Neuroscience, Brain, and Behavior IV: Brain Imaging (Case Study)

Staff Working Paper, "Neuroimaging and Antisocial Personality Disorder Case Study"


10:00 am Break

10:15 am Session 6:  Neuroscience, Brain, and Behavior V: Deep Brain Stimulation

G. Rees Cosgrove, M.D., Associate Professor of Surgery (Neurosurgery), Harvard Medical School, and Attending Neurosurgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital

11:45 am Session 7: Public Comments

12:30 pm Adjournment

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