Dr Fei Sun presentation on dementia

Dr Fei Sun and team

Dr. Fei Sun is a Health and Aging Policy Fellow. “The Health and Aging Policy Fellows Program provides a unique opportunity for professionals in health and aging to gain the experience and skills necessary to make a positive contribution to the development and implementation of health policies that affect older Americans.” As a fellow, Dr. Sun has been working with the United Nations World Health Organization in developing a toolkit for dementia friendly communities through a global consultation process.

Over the summer Dr. Sun and graduate student Emmanuel Chima presented findings from the WHO global consultation process together with Dr. Anne Margriet from WHO and Ms. Dévora Kestel from PAHO at the Alzheimer's Disease International's 33rd Conference in Chicago. The presentation was attended by 40 delegates from the US, Puerto Rico, Canada, Australia, and Japan.