After many months of planning and hard work, we are excited to share that the Comprehensive Center for Brain Health is now open! The opening of this clinic marks an important milestone in Brain health research at the University of Miami and its expansion to Boca Raton. Our mission is to better understand how the aging brain works and design treatments and prevention plans that will result in longer, better lives. Our transdisciplinary approach to clinical research, clinical care, education and training and community outreach can make a significant positive impact on the lives of individuals and families living in South Florida and beyond.
Mission Area 1: Research
Build upon and expand existing efforts to develop innovative lines of clinical-translational research into the cause, detection, prevention, and cure of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (ADRD) and harmonize CCBH efforts with investigators throughout the University of Miami. Call us today if you are interested in participating in research 561-869-6808!
Mission Area 2: Clinical Care
Create an innovative trans-disciplinary collaborative care team comprised of neurologists, nurse practitioners, licensed clinical social workers, gerontologists, integrative nutritionist and physical therapists to evaluate, diagnose and treat ADRD conditions and harmonize CCBH efforts with clinicians throughout the University of Miami. Call us today if you are interested in clinical care 561-869-6808!
Mission Area 3. Education and Training
Develop unique training opportunities for students, residents, fellows, staff, and faculty to gain training, knowledge, and expertise in brain health and neurodegenerative diseases and provide structured mentoring opportunities for early-stage investigators on their path to research independence.
Mission Area 4: Community Outreach and Engagement
Work with community-service partners, organizations, and associations to develop educational opportunities to increase knowledge, health literacy, and research readiness. Engagement activities will be coordinated with UM Development for fundraising and philanthropy purposes.