UCLA Division of GIM/HSR presents the 2024 Value-Based Care Research Consortium (VBCRC) Visiting Professor:

Kristine Yaffe, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology and Epidemiology
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences
Roy and Marie Scola Endowed Chair
Vice Chair of Research in Psychiatry 

 "Risk Reduction Strategies for Primary Prevention of Dementia”

Dr. Kristine Yaffe is an internationally recognized expert in the epidemiology of dementia and cognitive aging. She serves as PI of almost a dozen NIH, Department of Defense, Veterans Administration, and foundation grants and is the foremost leader in identifying modifiable risk factors for dementia. Dr. Yaffe and her colleagues were the first to determine that potentially 30% of dementia risk is preventable. With over 700 peer-reviewed articles dedicated to improving population brain health, her work has formed the cornerstone for dementia prevention trials worldwide. Dr. Yaffe received the American Academy of Neurology’s Potamkin Prize for Alzheimer’s Research in 2017 and was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2019. 

Dr. Yaffe will be speaking at the GIM HSR Friday Noon Seminar Series

Date: Friday, April 26th
Time: 12-1 pm.
Location: 1100 Glendon Ave., Suite 710, Room 725.

Please RSVP to Karen Kwan (kkwan@mednet.ucla.edu) by April 23rd if you will attend in person.

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Meeting ID: 588 355 752. Password: uclagim