#777 Peter Whitehouse MD and Daniel George PhD on Brain Health in An Unhealthy Society


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Daniel George, Ph.D, M.Sc is associate professor in the Department of Humanities and Public Health Sciences at Penn State College of Medicine. He earned his Ph.D and M.Sc in medical anthropology from Oxford University in 2010. Dr. George has over 130 professional peer-review publications, and his research on intergenerational issues in dementia care has been recognized by the global advocacy group Alzheimer’s Disease International. In addition to teaching and research at Penn State, Dr. George has co-founded the Farmers Market in Hershey, and a Community Garden on the hospital campus. Peter Whitehouse MD-PhD is professor of neurology and professor of psychiatry, cognitive science, neuroscience, and organizational behavior at Case Western Reserve University. He is also professor of medicine at the University of Toronto. Dr. Whitehouse has served in national and international leadership positions in neurology, geriatrics, and public health. In 1999 Peter and his wife, Catherine, founded The Intergenerational Schools, unique public, multiage community schools in Cleveland. Drs. Whitehouse and George are the coauthors of The Myth of Alzheimer’s, published by St. Martin’s Press in 2008, and their latest book, American Dementia: Brain Health in an Unhealthy Society, published by Johns Hopkins University Press, 2021. Sign up for 10% off of Shrink Rap Radio CE credits at the Zur Institute

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