Grant: Jason Flatt

Jason Flatt (Environmental & Occupational Health) along with Whitney Wharton of Emory University and Joel Anderson of the University of Tennessee Knoxville received notice of award for their National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging funded grant for $2.3 Million from Sept. 30, 2021 to Aug. 31, 2024.

The project, Building Community & Research Engagement among Sexual & Gender Minority (LGBTQIA+) Older Adults at Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia, will focus on building capacity and research engagement among LGBTQIA+ people living with dementia and their care partners. UNLV co-investigators include Renato Liboro (Psychology) and Ji Yoo (Geriatrics). Flatt will lead recruitment and engagement activities nationally and in Southern Nevada by building community partnerships with the LGBT Center of Southern Nevada, Three Square, the Alzheimer’s Association, Las Vegas City Council - Office of Community Services, Silver State Equality, and UNLV’s Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine’s Nevada Interprofessional Healthy Aging Network. 

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