Latest Alzheimer’s Disease Findings to be Discussed at DSC

ST. GEORGE – Dixie State College of Utah will host its sixth President’s Colleagues of DSC meeting of the 2010-11 academic year on Monday, March 7, featuring a discussion on the latest findings on Alzheimer’s Disease. The meeting will begin at 12 noon, in Room 156 of the DSC Russell C. Taylor Health Science Center, located on the Dixie Regional Medical Center’s River Road campus at 1526 Medical Center Drive. The meeting is free and open to the public.

Local neurologist Dr. Luciana DeSaibro and Dr. Tim Kohler, who holds a Ph.D. in Neuropshychology, will share their findings as part of their presentation entitled “Current Insights into Alzheimer’s Disease.”

The President’s Colleagues of Dixie State College, founded 18 years ago by former DSC President Dr. Douglas Alder, is a group of retired professors and other professionals who live mostly in the St. George and Washington County area. Alder, who also started an Honors Program at DSC, organized the Colleagues as a way to increase academic activities on campus.

The Colleagues meet together once a month during the academic year to hear presentations from each other and/or invited guests. On Monday, April 4, 2011, the Colleagues will host their penultimate meeting of the 2010-11 academic year featuring a discussion on Dendrochronology, which is the science of learning from tree rings about the weather and climate of the past, with Colleagues member Dr. Wayne Hamilton.

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