TIME FOR EQUALITY.
Increasing representation of Black men in scientific research.
Understanding why Black men are more prone to Alzheimer’s, dementia, and other brain disorders is critical.
DR. ROBERT W. TURNER II
George Washington University
DR. MONICA RIVERA-MINDT
DR. MARIA CARRILLO
BRAIN HEALTH CONFERENCE
FEBRUARY 6-7, 2024
LAS VEGAS, NV
Current and Former Panelists Include
Quality Control Coach - Washington Commanders
Former NFL Athlete
All Pro NFL Athlete
Former Ohio State Football Player
NFL Hall of Famer
Former NFL Athlete & Analyst for NFL Network
& MANY MORE!
WE WANT TO SEE MORE
BLACK MEN REPRESENTED IN RESEARCH.
When our voice isn't heard, our pain is felt. The Directory aims to improve outcomes for Black Men by making it as easy as possible for researchers to study the unique problems faced by Black Men.
EMERGING SCHOLARS PROGRAM
The Black Men's Brain Health Emerging Scholars Program aims to cultivate a culturally competent workforce committed to addressing Black men’s brain health, cognitive aging, and Alzheimer’s Disease/Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia (AD/ADRD) research.
YOUR CONTRIBUTION IS PRICELESS AND YOUR COURAGE CAN
DID YOU KNOW?
Four in 10 Black men aged 20 or older have high blood pressure, a rate 30% higher than White men.
Black men are less likely to receive guideline-consistent care and be included in research.
African-Americans tend to be diagnosed at a later stage of Alzheimer’s disease — limiting the effectiveness of treatments that depend upon early intervention.
Black men's risk of a stroke is twice that of White men.