Past Presentation

Why is Dementia Diagnosis Important? | September 9, 2021

Date of Presentation: September 9, 2021

Type: Past Presentation  

Audience: Clinical  

Program: Dementia ECHO Program  

Keywords: #dementia diagnosis  

In this presentation, Dr. Blythe Winchester provides a clinical perspective on the disease state of dementia and why providing patients with a diagnosis is important.

Presenter Bio:

Dr. Blythe Winchester

Blythe Winchester, MD, MPH, CMD, AGSF, is a board-certified Geriatrician and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in Cherokee, NC. She practices at Cherokee Indian Hospital and is the Certified Medical Director at Tsali Care Center. She received her MD and MPH at UNC-Chapel Hill and did a Family Medicine Residency in Greenville, SC. Her Geriatrics fellowship was completed through the Mountain Area Health Education Center in Asheville, NC. Blythe has served on the Ethnogeriatrics Committee for the American Geriatrics Society since 2011. She recently received Fellow status through the American Geriatrics Society. Her presentations often focus on neurocognitive disorders among Tribal communities and her research focuses on Tribal Elders.

Date added: September 16, 2021

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