CBCS Event

Helen Lamont, PhD (SAS 2007) - Distinguished Alumni Speaker

Helen Lamont, PhD, will present "All the President's Gerontologists: Building Partnerships to Fight Dementia" at 10:30am on Friday, September 25, 2015 in the College of Public Health auditorium (COPH 1023-A). Dr. Lamont is a 2007 PhD in Aging Studies graduate. Currently, she is the Senior Long-Term Care Policy Analyst in the Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Department of Health and Human Services. From 2011 to 2014, Dr. Lamont led the development of the "National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease". She works on issues related to falls prevention, dementia, elder abuse prevention, informal caregiving, and the Older Americans Act. As part of the 2015 White House Conference on Aging, Dr. Lamont developed "The Affordable Care Act and Caregivers Research Brief," available at: http://aspe.hhs.gov/basic-report/affordable-care-act-and-caregivers-research-brief. The event is sponsored by the USF Florida Policy Exchange Center on Aging and School of Aging Studies. For more information email Lydia Hentschel at lhentsch@usf.edu or call (813) 974-8201.