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The Outreach, Recruitment and Education Core shares information about the ADRC, as well as Alzheimer and cerebrovascular disease, to potential participants, research investigators, and health care professionals. Dissemination of information is channeled through multiple venues, including the web site www.usc.edu/memory, conferences [Many Faces of Dementia], public media, and community talks. Information is available in English, Spanish, and other languages upon request. For information about the ADRC research activities contact Brad Williams at bradwill@pharmacy.usc.edu or 323-442-1559.

Leadership team

Freddi Segal-Gidan, PA, PhD, Leader

Freddi Segal-Gidan, PA, PhD is a physician assistant and gerontologist. Dr. Segal-Gidan is also the director of the Rancho Los Amigos/USC California Alzheimer’s Disease Center, and holds appointments as assistant clinical professor, department of neurology and family medicine in the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California (USC), and assistant clinical professor of gerontology at the L. Davis School of Gerontology at USC. Dr. Segal-Gidan received her medical training at the Johns Hopkins University Health Associate Program and was awarded her doctoral degree in gerontology-public policy from the University of Southern California Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.

Tara Rose, PhD

Dr. Rose is a clinical geropsychologist who oversees the ADRC website, organizes conferences, participant appreciation events and community advisory board meetings, conducts program evaluation studies of our educational outreach activities, and local need assessment studies to support our outreach efforts and determine the best methods for reaching multi-ethnic communities in greater Los Angeles.