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Dr. Mirella Díaz-Santos helps Latinos fight Alzheimer’s disease

Dr. Díaz-Santos is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is also a neuropsychologist with expertise in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, working primarily with the Latino older adult English-Spanish bilingual community and their families. She is also the director of research at the Hispanic Neuropsychiatric Center of Excellence and Human Behavior. In addition, she is an active member of the Women’s Alzheimer’s Association, which funds research into disparities in Alzheimer’s disease. They also focus on education, prevention and advocacy.