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AFA’s National Memory Screening Program project is made possible with a grant from the Edward N. and Della L. Thome Memorial Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee.

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Memory Screening

Advisory Board

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) Memory Screening Advisory Board is composed of academicians and healthcare specialists who are leaders in the fields of memory assessment, dementia screening and Alzheimer’s disease, and who have published numerous influential articles on these topics. These individuals have particular expertise in the subject of screening tests and their development. The board’s mission is to provide consultation and recommendations to AFA regarding National Memory Screening Program and the management of projects related to helping to identify and treat individuals with memory problems, Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.

  • J. Wesson Ashford, M.D., Ph.D.
    Clinical Professor (affiliated)
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Stanford School of Medicine

    Senior Research Scientist
    Stanford/VA Aging Clinical Research and Alzheimer Centers
    VA Palo Alto HCS
    Palo Alto, CA
  • Peter Bayley, Ph.D.
    Senior Research Scientist
    Stanford/VA Aging Clinical Research Center
    Palo Alto, CA
  • Soo Borson, M.D.
    Professor Emerita, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    University of Washington
    Seattle, WA
  • Herman Buschke, M.D.
    Professor, Neurology & Neuroscience
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Bronx, NY
  • Margaret Dean, RN, CS-BC, GNP-BC, MSN
    Associate Faculty and Geriatric Nurse Practitioner
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
    School of Nursing Graduate School, Lubbock,TX
    School of Medicine Internal Medicine Geriatric Division, Amarillo, TX
  • Howard Fillit, M.D.
    Executive Director
    The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
    New York, NY
  • Sanford I. Finkel, M.D.
    Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
    University of Chicago Medical School
    Chicago, IL
  • Lori Frank, Ph.D.
    Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
    Washington, DC
  • Frederick A. Schmitt , Ph.D.
    Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, Psychology, & Behavioral Science
    University of Kentucky Medical Center
    Sanders-Brown Center on Aging
    Lexington, KY
National Memory Screening Day
National Memory Screening Day
National Memory Screening Day

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