The (in)visible Brazilians: A perspective review on the need for brain health and dementia research with Brazilian immigrants in the United States

MCOA’s director, Dr. Patricia C. Heyn, participated in a groundbreaking collaborative research paper, where a team of experts from diverse fields joined forces to review and discuss the importance of researching brain health and dementia, explicitly focusing on Brazilian immigrants in the United States. This perspective review lists recommendations for researchers, health providers, and policymakers […]

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Racial Health Equity Workshop

Racial Health Equity” research is growing exponentially and is recognized as a public health priority by the United States government. Yet, we lack consistent terminologies, definitions, and conceptual frameworks to assist the field in effectively investigating, measuring, and developing interventions aimed at decreasing health inequity. The Center for Optimal Aging held a workshop on the […]

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