Thursday, 01 April 2021
From 1900 to 2100
MedChi Hall or Zoom
BRAIN HEALTH SCOTLAND: CAN WE REALISTICALLY EXPECT TO PREVENT DEMENTIA?
Professor Craig Ritchie, Chair of the Psychiatry of Ageing & Director of the Centre for Dementia Prevention, University of Edinburgh
Craig Ritchie is Professor of Psychiatry of Ageing at the University of Edinburgh and Director of Edinburgh Dementia Prevention, having moved from his role as Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Mental Health at Imperial College London in October 2014. Appointed as Associate Director of the Wellcome Trust Edinburgh Clinic Research Facility (CRF) in 2016 and elected Chair of the Scottish Dementia Research Consortium (SDRC) in 2017, Craig also leads as Chief Investigator on the EPAD (European Prevention of Alzheimer’s Dementia) Consortium, the PREVENT Dementia Programme and the Scottish Brain Health Register. Craig was appointed as Director of Brain Health Scotland in November 2019.