MICHAEL K. COOPER
NEUROPSYCHIATRY CONFERENCE
FRONTOTEMPORAL DEMENTIA


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Contact Information
For Additional Information

Kirsten Kamna
Medical Student Coordinator & Special Events Assistant

Department of Neurology
University of Colorado
Anschutz Medical Campus






Faculty Speakers

David Arciniegas, MD
Clinical Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry
University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus
Chief Medical Officer, Center for Mental Health

  
  

Brianne Bettcher, PhD
Assistant Professor, Neuropsychologist
Director of Neuropsychology Research
Rocky Mountain Alzheimer’s Disease Center
Departments of Neurosurgery and Neurology
University of Colorado School of Medicine

  
  

Samantha Holden, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology (graduation July 2017)
University of Colorado School of Medicine

  
  
  

Peter S. Pressman, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of Colorado School of Medicine

  
  

Hal Wortzel, MD
Michael K. Cooper Professor of Neurocognitive Disease
Director, Neuropsychiatry Service
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
University of Colorado School of Medicine

  
  

Matthew Taylor, MD
Director, Adult Medical Genetics Program
Associate Director, Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine

  
  

Vera Fridman, MD
Assistant Professor and Associate Director, Medical Student Education
University of Colorado School of Medicine



Saturday, September 22, 2018
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Conference Center
13200 E 14th Place
Aurora, CO 90011
There is no accreditation for this event


7:30 AM

Registration & Breakfast

   
8:00 AM

Welcome & Agenda
Peter Pressman, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Opening Remarks
David Arciniegas, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Center for Mental Health
Clinical Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Senior Scientist, Brain Injury Research Center
TIRR Memorial Hermann

   
8:30 AM

Introduction to FTD
Peter Pressman, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of Colorado School of Medicine

9:00 AM

Managing Difficult Behavior in FTD
Mary O'Hara, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Rocky Mountain Neurobehavioral Associates

   
9:30 AM

FTD and the Law
Hal Wortzel, MD
Michael K. Cooper Professor of Neurocognitive Disease
Director, Neuropsychiatry Service
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Brief Break

   
10:00 AM

Genetics of FTD
Matt Taylor, MD, PhD
Director, Adult Medical Genetics Program
Associate Director, Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine

10:30 AM

FTD Comorbidities: ALS and Parkinsonism
Samantha Holden, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Vera Fridman, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology

   
11:00 AM

Keynote Speaker
Self Care for Caregivers
Tiffany Chow, MD
Medical Director, USC Alzheimer's Therapeutic Research Institute (ATRI)
Professor of Clinical Neurology, Keck School of Medicine of USC

   
11:30 AM

Questions and Answers
Bri Bettcher, Hal Wortzel, Tiffany Chow, Peter Pressman

   
12:00 PM

Closing Remarks