National Research Summit on Care, Services and Supports for Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers: Steering Committee


Steering Committee



  • Laura N. Gitlin, PhD* (Johns Hopkins University)
  • Katie Maslow, MSW (Gerontological Society of America)

Executive Committee

  • Ron Petersen, MD, PhD* (Mayo Clinic)
  • Ruth Katz, MA (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
  • Rohini Khillan, MPH (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

Committee Members

  • Gary Epstein-Lubow, MD* (Brown University)
  • Lori Frank, PhD (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute)
  • Richard Hodes, MD* (National Institute on Aging)
  • Ian N. Kremer, JD (Leaders Engaged on Alzheimer's Disease)
  • Shari M. Ling, MD* (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • Sarah Lenz Lock, JD (AARP)
  • Helen Matheny, MS* (West Virginia University)
  • Lisa McGuire, PhD* (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Jennifer Mead, MPH* (Oregon Department of Health Services)
  • Linda O. Nichols, PhD (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)
  • Douglas D. Pace, NHA (Alzheimer's Association)
  • Lonni Schicker, EdD, MHSA, RN (Persons with Dementia Stakeholder Group)
  • Jane Tilly, DrPH (Administration for Community Living)
  • Lois A. Tully, PhD (National Institute of Nursing Research)
  • Teresa Webb, RN (Persons with Dementia Stakeholder Group)
  • Joan Weiss, PhD, RN* (Health Resources and Services Administration)

*Current members of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services.

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