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Outreach, Recruitment & Engagement Core

Goals 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.

Links to Resources

Request a speaker for a community event or obtain information about partnering with the ORE Core View our currently enrolling clinical studies

Community Resources For Patients and Caregivers

NC Registry for Brain Health Duke Dementia Family Support Program
Alzheimer’s Association of NC Dementia Alliance of NC (DANC)

For Professionals

Core Leaders

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

Junior Associate Core Leader

Marianne Chanti-Ketterl, PhD

Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University


Peggye Dilworth-Anderson, PhD

Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, UNC

Brenda Plassman, PhD

Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University

Professor of Neurology, Duke University

Rosanne Tiller, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, UNC


Latorius Adams, MS

Outreach Coordinator

Sofia Royo, MS

Outreach Coordinator

Henry Edmonds, MEd

Outreach Coordinator

Julie Fleenor, MS


Scott Davis, BS

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