Texas Council on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders PDF Print E-mail
TCADRD3The Texas Council on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders is charged with oversight of state appropriations to the Texas Alzheimer’s Research Consortium. The Council's mission is to advocate for statewide coordinated research and increased research funding to benefit persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. The Council also is a source of information on services for persons with Alzheimer's disease offered by state agencies, medical and academic communities, and advocacy associations.

The Council is currently assembling a broad array of stakeholders to assist in drafting goals and strategies to meet the needs of Texas' growing number of Alzheimer's patients and their caretakers. These will be incorporated into the first State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease


MEMBERS:                                                             AGENCY REPRESENTATIVES:


Debbie Hanna, Chair
Austin

The Honorable Clint Hackney, Vice-Chair
Austin

Ronald DeVere, M.D.
Austin

Melissa L. Edwards
Houston

Carlos Escobar, M.D.
San Angelo

Carolyn Casey Frazier, R.N.
Huffman

Grayson Hankins
Odessa

Rita Hortenstine
Dallas

A. Ray Lewis, D.O., C.M.D.
Cedar Hill

Susan Rountree, M.D.

Houston

Kate Allen Stukenberg
Houston

Robert A. Vogel, M.D.
Midland
Frank Genco
Senior Policy Advisor for Long Term Services and Support, Office of Health Policy & Clinical Services
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Austin


Bonnie Curington, Ph.D., M.S.W.
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Division
Department of State Health Services
Austin


Lisa B. Glenn, M.D.
Clinical Innovation Medical Director
Center for Policy and Innovation
Department of Aging and Disability Services
Austin


Patricia (Patty) Moore, M.Ed., Ph.D.
Section Director
Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention
Texas Department of State Health Services
Austin


Winnie Rutledge
Grants Specialist, Department on Aging and Disability Services
Austin



STAFFED BY:

Susan Ristine, M.S.H.P.
Program Coordinator, Adult Health & Chronic Disease Branch
Department of State Health Services
Austin


 





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