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2018 Alzheimer's Symposium
Florida Health Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness and Research Symposium
The Florida Department of Health will be hosting an Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness and Research Symposium on June 7 – 8, 2018 at the Florida Hospital Creation Conference Center in Orlando, Florida. This two-day Symposium will feature innovative research by the Ed & Ethel Moore Alzheimer’s Disease Research Grant Program. The first day of this dynamic Symposium is directed towards clinicians and researchers, and the second day will focus on clinical trials, caregivers and the general public. The State Surgeon General, Dr. Celeste Philip, and Dr. Rosemary Laird, Medical Director of the Florida Hospital Maturing Minds Program, will be in attendance at this important event. Dr. James Hendrix, the Director of the Global Science Initiatives of the Medical Scientific Relations Division of the Alzheimer’s Association, will be the featured guest speaker. The agenda will also include seminars on the most current information and resources pertaining to Alzheimer’s disease prevention, care, and planning. This event is held in collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association and the Florida Department of Elder Affairs. Admission is complimentary and is open to the general public on both days.