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Neuropsychiatric Symptoms (NPS) During COVID-19

Webinar | November 10, 2020 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ET
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Description

Webinar: Neuropsychiatric Symptoms (NPS) During COVID-19

Location: Online Via PsychU.org

Description: Dr. Jeffery Cummings and Dr. George Grossberg will engage in a presentation and discussion of a hypothetical case of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms (NPS) in a patient in a residential facility during COVID-19 pandemic. The speakers will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on patients with dementia, their family, and caregivers, as well as the management of NPS in different care settings during COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Jeffrey Cummings, MD, ScD, and George T. Grossberg, MD, are paid consultants of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

Chloe Liu, PhD, is a paid employee of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

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Event Speakers

Jeffrey Cummings, MD, ScD
Featured Speaker

Jeffrey Cummings, MD, ScD, is Founding Director, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. He is the Joy Chambers-Grundy Professor of Brain Science, Vice Chair for Research, and Director of the Chambers-Gundy Center for Transformative Neuroscience, Department of Brain Health, School of Integrated Health Sciences, University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV). Dr. Cummings is an expert clinical trialist and a leading figure in drug development for Alzheimer’s disease including disease-modifying agents, cognitive-enhancing drugs, and treatments for neuropsychiatric symptoms.  He has broad interests in therapeutic innovation, neuroscience, and the intersection of science, policy, and society.  Dr. Cummings has had a variety of formative roles in Alzheimer’s disease and neurotherapeutic research including Founding Director of the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research at UCLA; and Founder and Director of the Deane F. Johnson Center for Neurotherapeutics at UCLA.  Dr. Cummings has published over 750 peer-reviewed scientific articles and 40 books on Alzheimer’s disease, clinical trials, and related topics.  His achievements have been recognized by many awards including the Bengt Winblad Lifetime Achievement Award of the Alzheimer’s Association, the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Society for Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, the Distinguished Scientist Award of the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry, the Leadership and Achievement Award of the International Society for CNS Drug Development, and the Melvin Goodes Prize of the Alzheimer Drug Discovery Foundation.

George T. Grossberg, MD
Featured Speaker

George T. Grossberg, MD, is the Samuel W. Fordyce Professor and Director of Geriatric Psychiatry at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. In 1979, he started the first Geriatric Psychiatry Program in Missouri, and in 1985, the first Alzheimer’s disease Community Brain Bank. A Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, Dr. Grossberg holds membership in several professional societies. Additionally, he started the first Geriatric Psychiatry program in Missouri, as well as the first Alzheimer’s Disease Community Brain Bank. He is a former president of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry and Past President of the International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA). He has been a leader in developing mental health programs and in treatment and research in geriatrics. Among his many awards, Dr. Grossberg received the Missouri Adult Day Care Association Outstanding Physician Award for supporting programs that allow seniors to live independently or at home with their families and the Fleishman-Hilliard Award for career contributions to geriatrics. He appears regularly on listings of top doctors, including America’s Top Psychiatrists (2008–2019), America’s Top Doctors (2006–2020),World Top Doctors, Marquis Who’s Who in the World  (2010-2019), Best Doctors in America, and Best Doctors in St. Louis since their inception. Dr. Grossberg has edited or written 15 books and published over 500+ articles, chapters, and abstracts in the peer-reviewed literature.

Chloe Liu, PhD
Moderator

Chloe Liu, PhD, is a Medical Science Liaison for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

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