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Trajectories of affective/cognitive changes and oral health in older adults

Sep 09 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The university, medical center and health system communities at Duke as well as the public are invited to join this ADAPT Center Journal Club presentation and discussion focusing on improving participants' understanding of the relationship between oral health and cognitive/affective changes. Content will include 1) Systematic review of the literature on oral health and changes of cognitive function, and 2) Trajectory of depressive symptom and oral health.

ADAPT Center _ 2015 Fall Symposium

Oct 01 2:00pm to 5:00pm

ADAPT Center 2015 Fall Symposium presents- Guest speakers: Dr. Margaret Heitkemper and Dr. Mary Ann Woo.

Margaret McLean Heitkemper, RN, PhD, FAAN,
is Professor and Chairperson, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, Adjunct Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, and Director, Center for Research on Management of Sleep Disturbances at the University of Washington. She received her BSN from Seattle University, Masters' degree in nursing from University of Washington, and PhD in Physiology and Biophysics from University of Illinois, Chicago.