Community Events


Community Events
Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Diversity, Disability and Public Health 

Tuesday, Room 302A: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Photo: Olaf Kraus de Camargo

Including Patients in Health Care
Olaf Kraus de Camargo, MD

The meaning of the word “patient” is to be passive. In a world of inclusion, empowerment, and participation, the role of the patient has changed. The presentation discusses consequences of this shift for inclusion of patients in diagnostics, treatment/interventions, and research.


Informal Meet Up on Dementia

Tuesday, Room 307B   2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Photo: Matthew Janicki

Meet the Leaders of the US National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices –Matthew Janicki, PhD and Seth Keller, MD

This informal session is an opportunity to converse on any aspects of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, as well as brainstorm about undertaking dementia-services advocacy or designing dementia-capable services for adults with intellectual disability.


Energy Healing Workshop

Photo: Brenda (Nurah) Johnson

Brenda (Nurah) Johnson
Tuesday, Room 301A   2:00 pm -  4:30 pm

As an alternative Wellness Art, energy healing can be easily integrated into conventional health care.  Since this modality can be offered an inch or two above the body it is not contraindicated.