Dr. Melissa Armstrong to Present Carl Rinne Lewy Body Dementia Initiative Lectures this October

We are pleased to welcome Melissa Armstrong, MD, MSc this fall for our 4th annual Carl Rinne Lewy Body Dementia Initiative lectures. Dr. Armstrong will present to faculty, residents, and medical students at the 4th annual Rinne Lewy Body Dementia Initiative lecture in conjunction with the University of Michigan’s Neurology Grand Rounds. She will also present a lecture to the community while in Ann Arbor.

Dr. Armstrong is an associate professor of neurology at the University of Florida and the Director of the Mangurian Clinical-Research Headquarters for Lewy Body Dementia. This is one of 25 centers in the United States recognized as a Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) Research Center of Excellence. She also serves on the LBDA Scientific Advisory Council. Dr. Armstrong’s research focuses on the lived experience of disease for individuals with Lewy body dementia and their families. This work ranges from patient and caregiver priorities for care to hospital outcomes and end-of-life experiences.

Details on these upcoming lectures are listed below:

Community Lecture
Lewy Body Dementia Basics & What to Know about Hospitalization in LBD
Tuesday, October 29, 2:00pm
Location TBD
Email Renee Gadwa at rgadwa@med.umich.edu for more details

Grand Rounds Presentation
Treating Lewy Body Dementia: Beyond Medications
Wednesday, October 30, 10:30am
Danto Auditorium, Frankel Cardiovascular Center