Building the nation’s capacity to conduct pragmatic clinical trials embedded within healthcare systems for people living with dementia and their caregivers
Dilworth-Anderson, Peggye – PhD
Name:Dilworth-Anderson, Peggye – PhD
Executive Committee, Health Equity Team (HET)
Primary title:Professor of Health Policy & Management
Primary Institution:Gillings School of Global Public Health University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC)
Professor of Health Policy & Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC)
Bio:Peggye Dilworth-Anderson, PhD, is professor of health policy & management at Gillings School of Global Public Health University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC). Dr. Dilworth-Anderson’s research and publications focus on caregiving to people living with dementia in cultural context and health disparities and Alzheimer’s disease in medically underserved diverse populations. She has received numerous awards including the 2010 Ronald & Nancy Reagan Alzheimer’s Research Award, the 2018 Pearmain Prize for Excellence in Research on Aging by the University of Southern California (USC) Roybal Institute on Aging, and in recognition of her commitment to diversity and inclusion, UNC awarded her 2018 University Diversity Award. She has served in numerous leadership roles relating to aging including as President, Gerontological Society of America, board member of the National Alzheimer’s Association, member of the National Research Advisory Council of the Institute on Aging/NIH, member of the AARP Global Council on Brain Health, and current and past member of committees of the National Academies of Medicine, formerly Institute of Medicine.