SHORT-TERM MEMORY LOSS AND SMARTPHONE APPS
held November 10, 2011
2008 Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases Research Award
E. Brivio, Old Dominion University, College of Health Sciences, Norfolk, United States
S. W. Sautter Hampton Roads Neuropsychology Virginia Beach VA, United States
G. De Leo, Old Dominion University, College of Health Sciences, Norfolk, United States
(Dr. De Leo may be contacted at 757/ 683-6733
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PUBLISHED ABSTRACT(S)/RELATED PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATION(S)
Brivio, E., Battagiri, P., & De Leo, G. (2009). Improving short-term memory loss in patients with Alzheimer’s Dementia.Presented at the 14th Annual International Meeting and Exposition of the American Telemedicine Association, Las Vegas, NV.
Gianluca De Leo is an Assistant Professor at the Medical Laboratory and Radiation Sciences department at Old Dominion University. Dr. De Leo received an MS in Electronic Engineering (1999) and a Ph.D. in Bioengineering and Bioelectronics (2003) from the University of Genoa, Italy and an MBA (2005) from Saint Louis University, St. Louis. Dr. De Leo was involved in several projects related to e-health, biomedical informatics, virtual reality and mobile health, which were funded by the Italian Ministry of Health, the European Commission and the National Institutes of Health, Microsoft Research, the Virginia Center on Aging and several SBIR/STTR programs. Dr. De Leo is currently leading research projects related to the design, the development and the assessment of different e-health systems for children with disabilities.
Tracey Gendron, MSG, Assistant Professor, Department of Gerontology, completed the Masters in Gerontology program in 1995 with a concentration in Public Administration from VCU. She is also currently a doctoral student in the Developmental Psychology program at VCU. She teaches the Biology and Physiology of Aging, Research Methods, Grant Writing among other courses in the Gerontology Department. Her research interests include the professional identity development of Gerontologists, health disparities in the aging population and higher education through service learning and community engagement.
The free webinar was co-sponsored by AlzPossible and the Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Gerontology and funded in part by the Commonwealth of Virgina’s Geriatric Training and Education Initiative administered by the Virginia Center on Aging.
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