Building the nation’s capacity to conduct pragmatic clinical trials embedded within healthcare systems for people living with dementia and their caregivers
Hinton, Ladson – MD
Name:Hinton, Ladson – MD
Executive Committee, Health Equity Team (HET)
Primary title:Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Primary Institution:University of California, Davis
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis
Bio:Ladson Hinton, MD is a geriatric psychiatrist, clinical and services researcher, and social scientist. Over the past two decades, he has conducted interdisciplinary research using both qualitative and quantitative methods to understand cultural and social dimensions of family caregiving for older adults living with Alzheimer’s disease. He has applied this knowledge to develop innovative and culturally-appropriate intervention approaches to advance care and services for underserved populations in the US and globally (Vietnam and Thailand). Dr. Hinton was a member (2014-2016) of the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine ad hoc Committee on Family Caregiving (Report title: Families Caring for an Aging America), PI (2012-2019) of the NIA-funded Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR), and Director (2005-2017) of the Outreach and Recruitment Core for the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center. He is Co-Assistant Director of the Family Caregiving Institute in the School of Nursing.