USF's Preventing Alzheimer's with Cognitive Training (PACT) is Expanding to the Hispanic Community
PACT is a $2.7 million NIH National Institute on Aging funded randomized control clinical trial which to date has enrolled approximately 850 English participants. The purpose of the study is to investigate if computerized training exercises reduce older adults’ risk of cognitive impairment or dementia. The study is Co-lead by Jerri Edwards PhD, of USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and David Morgan, PhD, of the University of Michigan and Co-Investigators, Jennifer Lister, PhD and Aryn Harrison Bush, PhD, of USF department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and Andel Ross, PhD, USF department of Aging Studies.
On Friday, November 1st, Diana Julbe-Delgado, PhD Candidate and PACT study coordinator from the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders was interviewed on Spanish television network Univision to discuss the PACT expansion and invitation to the Hispanic older adult community to participate. Site testing locations include USF Tampa-CSD, USF St. Pete, Polk and Pasco Counties.
For more information please visit pactstudy.org.
See the featured interview here!