Education and Research Conference

New Directions in Research and Care is New Jersey’s largest and most successful dementia-specific education program for healthcare professionals. The conference inspires healthcare professionals to improve treatment and care for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, to stimulate new methods of providing care in facilities and in the homes of Alzheimer’s families, and to share the most recent trends in dementia research.

The 2016 Education & Research Conference took place on Friday, April 15 at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset, New Jersey.

  • Alzheimer's New Jersey Education and Research Conference

Featured Keynote Speakers

Gregory A. Jicha, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurology
Robert T. & Nyles Y. McCowan Endowed Chair in Alzheimer’s Research
Associate Director, University of Kentucky Alzheimer’s Disease Center
Sanders-Brown Center on Aging
Lexington, Kentucky

Richard C. Mohs, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer
Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation
Washington, DC
Vice President for Clinical Development, Agenebio, Inc.
Baltimore, Maryland

Philip Sloane, MD, MPH

Elizabeth and Oscar Goodwin Distinguished Professor
Associate Chair for Academic Development
University of North Carolina Family Medicine
Co-Director, Program on Aging, Disability, and Long Term Care
Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North
Carolina-Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

For more information on the Education and Research Conference, including the Physician Dinner Program, please call 973.586.4300 or email