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Outreach, Recruitment & Engagement Core

Group of older adultsGoals and Activities:

  • Facilitate recruitment and retention of diverse participants into research supported by the Duke/UNC ADRC.
  • Provide education and outreach to the local community regarding diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of dementia.
  • Promote public awareness of brain health and the importance of community advocacy for ADRD research.

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For Patients and Caregivers –
  1. NC Registry for Brain Health
  2. Duke Dementia Family Support Program
  3. Alzheimer’s Association of NC
  4. Dementia Alliance of NC (DANC)
For Professionals –
  1. UNC Carolina Dementia Friendly Hospital Initiative
  2. Duke and UNC-CH Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSAs)
  3. Area Health Education Centers (AHECs)
  4. Carolina Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (CGWEP)

Core Leaders:

Andrea Bozoki, MD

Andrea Bozoki, MD

Professor of Neurology, UNC
Division Chief, Memory and Cognitive Disorders
(919) 843-1220

Kathleen Welsh-Bohmer, PhD

Kathleen Welsh-Bohmer, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University
Professor in Neurology
(919) 668-1553



  • Latorius Adams, MS
  • Rachel Dewees, MSW
  • Henry Edmonds, MEd
  • Scott Davis