U.S. Conference of Mayors Annual Meeting

Jun 25, 2016

Indianapolis, IN


In an effort to educate and activate local communities to plan for the emerging public health crisis of Alzheimer’s, the Alzheimer’s Readiness Project hosted a panel discussion at the 2016 U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana. Moderated by Phyllis Ferrell, vice president and head of Eli Lilly and Company's Global Alzheimer's Disease Platform Team, the panel discussed how local governments can prepare for the fiscal and social impact of Alzheimer's disease in partnership with healthcare and advocacy communities. Panelists included:

  • Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett
  • Randi Chapman, Director of State Affairs at the Alzheimer's Association
  • Malaz Boustani, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Research Director at the Indiana Center for Aging Research
  • Mike Simmons, DBA, Director of Advocacy and Professional Relations at Eli Lilly and Company.