Better Together: Increasing Impact on Brain Health Equity through Partnership

Event Details

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This global symposium is designed for members of the Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) and Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI) communities to leverage ongoing and newer opportunities offered through both networks. Participants will:

  • Learn about timely opportunities to plug into the work and campaigns of ADI and GBHI that promote brain health equity 
  • Hear from members of ADI and GBHI’s Global Atlantic Fellows who have launched initiatives on the ground and engaged in policy change advocacy 
  • Explore ways to propel work forward, to participate in national and international networks, and to collaborate for impact with ADI and GBHI 


  • Laura Aubert, Membership Manager and Membership Development Programme Lead, ADI

  • Paola Barbarino, CEO, Alzheimer’s Disease International

  • Ştefania Ilinca, Global Atlantic Fellow for Equity in Brain Health, Technical Advisor on Long-term Care, WHO European Office

  • Alex Kornhuber, Global Atlantic Fellow for Equity in Brain Health, Photographer 

  • Lorina Naci, Governing Board Member, GBHI - Trinity College Dublin

  • Victor Valcour, Site Director, Global Brain Health Institute, University of California, San Francisco

  • Wendy Weidner, Head of Research and Publications, ADI

  • Yared Zewde, Global Atlantic Fellow for Equity in Brain Health; Head of Neurology, Addis Ababa University; Member, ADI 

  • Additional Global Atlantic Fellows from GBHI and members of the ADI community will be announced


Camellia Latta, Program Director for Alumni Relations & Special Initiatives, GBHI at UCSF


Please contact Camellia Latta at with questions. 


Current Fellows, Faculty, GBHI Mentors, Global Atlantic Fellows, People with Lived Experience of Dementia, Public, Regional Mentors, Staff