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Aging Really Matters: New Directions in Understanding Late Life Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Constantine Lyketsos, MD Elizabeth Plank Althouse Professor and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Chair of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University

Join us on April 3rd when we welcome Contantine Lyketsos, MD from Johns Hopkins University as our Distinguished Scientist Lecture speaker.

Dr. Constantine LyketsosConstantine Lyketsos, MD
Elizabeth Plank Althouse Professor and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Chair of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University

An active clinician, teacher, and researcher, Dr. Lyketsos was the founding director of the Johns Hopkins Neuropsychiatry Service, which he led for over a decade. He developed one of the largest and most successful academic neuropsychiatry programs in the United States with special expertise in dementia and traumatic brain injury. A world expert in the care and treatment of patients with Alzheimer’s and related dementias (AD), he has carried out pioneering work on the epidemiology and treatment of neuropsychiatric features of AD. His team is developing biomarkers to accelerate treatment development for AD and other forms of brain injury while designing and implementing innovative clinical trials. He leads efforts to ensure the provision of state-of-the-art Dementia Care for people with dementia in the community. Dr. Lyketsos co-leads a Hopkins-wide effort to advance recovery of the wounded warrior and his family. He also serves on the NFL Players Association Mackey-White Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Committee for which he Chairs the Long-Term Outcomes subcommittee. In June 2010 he was Conference Chair of Traumatic Brain injury in Professional Football: An Evidence-Based Perspective sponsored by NFL.

Date & Time. April 3, 2020 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location. UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital Auditorium

For More Information. Please contact Frances Patrick (patrickfm@upmc.edu)

The entirety of this program will be a lecture by the speaker(s). All individuals able to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients. Registration is not required for this event. This event is free and there will be no refunds. The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.
Continuing Education Credit.  The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  Other health care professionals are awarded .15 continuing education units (CEUs), which are equal to 1.5 contact hours.  In accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education requirements on disclosure, information about relationships of presenters with commercial interests (if any) will be included in materials which will be distributed at the time of the conference. WPH is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. WPH maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.  This program is being offered for 1.5 continuing education credits.
The indicated number of clock hours of continuing education is provided through UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital’s Office of Educational Resources and Planning, a PA-approved provider of social work continuing education in accordance with all the applicable educational and professional standards of the Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapist.  These clock hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW, LPC and LMFT renewal. For more information, call (412) 204-9085.