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Peace of Mind

Published: March 4th, 2017

Category: Faculty, Recent News, Students

Deirdre Kramer, Glenn Smith, and Liselotte De Wit

The “Physical Exercise And Cognitive Engagement Outcomes For Mild Neurocognitive Disorder (PEACEOFMND)” study receives funding

Dr. Glenn Smith, Elizabeth Faulk Professor and Chair of Clinical and Health Psychology has been awarded an Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer’s Disease Research Consortium grant from the Florida Department of Health.

This $450,000 award will establish a collaboration between the Florida Department of Health funded Memory Disorders Centers at UF, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, and Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare to study neuroimaging impacts of behavioral interventions in Mild Cognitive Impairment.

Dr. Jared Tanner is a collaborator on this grant, and Dr. Smith’s students Deirdre O’Shea and Liselotte De Wit will also support the project.

The study was recently renamed the “Physical Exercise And Cognitive Engagement Outcomes For Mild Neurocognitive Disorder (PEACEOFMND) study.