Doctoral Student Awarded ADRC Pilot Grant

Andrea Mejia and one of her mentors, Dr. Melissa Armstrong of the UF Department of Neurology, have been awarded a 1Florida ADRC pilot grant.

Congratulations to Dr. Armstrong and Ms. Mejia (mentors: Glenn Smith, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, CHP Department Chair and Melissa Armstrong, M.D., MSc, FAAN).  Out of 9 applicants, their project, Investigating Patient Values in Latino and White Populations with and without COG, was chosen to be funded.

1Florida ADRC is a consortium of Florida institutions helping to change the current understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias from being incurable, inevitable and largely untreatable to a new reality in which these diseases are curable, preventable and treatable.