Dialogue on Dementia: “How Dizziness, Falls, Changes in Blood Pressure and Sleep can be Early Signs of Movement and Memory Disorders”

Event Date & Time

May 9, 2019 at 5:00-6:30pm

Location

UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, Mabee Conference Room 4th Floor, 7979 Wurzbach Road, San Antonio, TX 78229


Event Details:

The Biggs Institute for Alzheimer's and Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio invites you to an evening of open discussion surrounding groundbreaking research on the onset and advancement of Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases with renowned physicians and scientists from around the world.

After presentations, attendees are welcomed to ask questions with the leading experts for open-dialogue and Q&A.

Event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments and snacks will be provided.

Featured topic: “How Dizziness, Falls, Changes in Blood Pressure and Sleep can be Early Signs of Movement and Memory Disorders”

 

 

 

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About the Speaker(s)

Anna DePold Hohler, M.D., FAAN

Director of Medical Student Education for Steward Health Care, Founding Director of the Boston University Center for Military and Post-Deployment Health, Assistant Dean at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and Associate Professor of Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine

Anna DePold Hohler, M.D., FAAN, joined St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton, Massachusetts from Boston Medical Center in November of 2017 as the first female Chair of Neurology. Previous leadership roles include Director of the Neurology Residency Program and the Neurology Clinic Chief at Madigan Army Medical Center in Washington.

Dr. Hohler has been on the international frontlines in the field of neurology for 20 years. She serves as a congress participant with the World Federation of Neurology and presents at the International Parkinson and Movement Disorders Society.

Dr. Hohler’s areas of research and clinical interest include movement disorders, autonomic diseases, deep brain stimulation programming and botulinum toxin administration.

She is also an Associate Editor for Continuum and serves as a reviewer for numerous journals, including Neurology, Neurology Clinical Practice and Parkinson’s and Related Movement Disorders.  Dr. Hohler has authored over 50 manuscripts, reviews, chapters and quality improvement measurement sets.