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Lecture: “Screening for Cognitive Impairment Among Older Immigrants'

Wednesday, 21 February, 2018

Lisa Willoughy, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Psychology, will present “Screening for Cognitive Impairment Among Older Immigrants: Seeking Reasonable Solutions Within the Intersection of Diversity and Standardized Measurement Practices,” as 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 21, in Seminar Room 124, Center for Global Citizenship.

The presentation will include an overview of pilot work conducted in St. Louis, the different challenges faced when cultural diversity intersects with standard practices in research and health care settings, and the role of community interactions in the research process in an interdisciplinary effort of finding the best methods to screen for cognitive impairments among immigrants in the St. Louis region.