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WHY DO WE NEED TO RECOGNIZE ALZHEIMER’S EARLY?

Guests: Carey Gleason, Ph.D., Clinical Neuropsychologist and Administrator, ADRC-UW (Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center) Charlie Daniel, Diversity Coordinator, Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of WisconsinAlzheimer’s researchers and educators are increasing their efforts to study younger and diverse populations including African-Americans who are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s Disease compared to Caucasians. What do they hope to… Read more »

WHERE THERE’S A NEED: THE INSTITUTES FOR DISCOVERY REACH INTO THE COMMUNITY

Guests: Matthew Weed, Ph.D., Interim Assoc. Director, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Nancy E. Mathews, Ph.D., Dir. of Academic Programs, Morgridge Center for Public Service Hear how UW students will be leaving the campus to help people live independently in their homes, thanks to an innovative program developing at UW’s world class research facility – The… Read more »

LIVING WITH EPILEPSY

Guests: Morgan Welk – Producer of All About Living Anne Morgan Giroux and Colleen Penwell – Founder and Spokeswomen for Lily’s Fund for Epilepsy Research Did you know that epilepsy affects more people than multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and Parkinson’s Disease COMBINED? The fact is, one in 26 people will develop epilepsy during… Read more »

ACCESS COMMUNITY HEALTH

Guest: Dr. Ken Loving, CEOAccess Community Health Centers Serving the underserved is the core principle of Access Community Health Centers. In the current economic and political landscape, this is not easy. But it can and is being done in an efficient and effective manner right here in South Central Wisconsin. Dr. Ken Loving, CEO of… Read more »

THE STATUS OF WOMEN’S HEALTH IN WISCONSIN

Guest: Sara Finger, Executive Director, Wisconsin Alliance for Women’s Health With women’s health in the national spotlight, where does Wisconsin stand on the issues being debated today? Sara Finger, recipient of numerous awards including a 2010 Champion of Women’s Health from the Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation, speaks out on the current conversation: who is in… Read more »