CCHE would like to alert you to a new opinion article in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience ~
“Addressing Disparities in Alzheimer’s Disease and African-American Participation in Research: An Asset-Based Community Development Approach” is authored by Gina Green-Harris, Sheryl L. Coley, Rebecca L. Koscik, Nia C. Norris, Stephanie L. Houston, Mark A. Sager, Sterling C. Johnson, and Dorothy Farrar-Edwards.
The article describes the development and implementation of an asset-based community development (ABCD) approach for increasing African-American representation in the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Project (WRAP).
The author team comes from the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute Milwaukee Regional Office, the Center for Community Engagement and Health Partnerships, the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health, the Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Wm. S. Middleton Veterans Hospital, and the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. Dr. Coley is a 2015 alumna of the CCHE Health Equity Leadership Institute and Dr. Farrar-Edwards is the CCHE Director.