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Brooklyn Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Center


Health Center with Dr. Carl Cohen and Dr. Deas

The two videos of The Health Center Program present: Dr. Gerald Deas, M.D, Program Host, Dr. Carl I. Cohen, M.D, SUNY Distinguished Service Professor, Director of Brooklyn Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Center (BADAC), Ms. Lorna Walcott- Brown, M.S, Director of Social Services, and Ms. Ummulkhair Muhammed, MA, MS, Chair of Advisory Board BADAC and Caregiver. The discussions are about issues relating to diagnosis and care of Alzheimer's disease patients and services for patients and their caregivers at Brooklyn ADAC. BROOKLYN ADAC is located at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 370 Lenox Road, corner of Lenox Road and New York Ave; the telephone number is 718-287-4806.

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left front:  Michael Harrell, SUNY Downstate Assistant Vice President for Community and Governmental Relations, Councilman Dr. Mathieu Eugene, Dr. Bharath Rughukultilak, geriatric fellow/medicine, left second row: Dr. Mirnova Ceide, geriatric fellow/psychiatry, Dr. Imran Khan, geriatric felllow/psychiatry, Joan Mc Gowan, dementia project assistant, Dr. Afshan Ranjha, geriatric fellow volunteer/medicine, Lorna Walcott-Brown, BADAC, Director of Social Services, left rear: Umi Muhammed, BADAC Board Chair, Dr. Carl Cohen, MD, Director of BADAC. Photo taken by Emmanuel Joseph

Councilman Dr. Mathieu Eugene, a committed supporter of BADAC, is pictured with:

 Mr. Michael Harrell, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Assistant Vice President for Community and Governmental Relations, Dr. Carl Cohen, Director of BADAC, BADAC staff and fellows. BADAC appreciates the support of elected officials.




BADAC Continues to Receive Support from the Brooklyn Borough President's Office

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from left -Former Deputy Brooklyn Borough President, Yvonne Graham, Margeret Briggs, BADAC, Volunteer Fundraising Developer, Former Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, Dr, Carl Cohen, BADAC, Director, Umi Muhammed, BADAC, Executive Director of Board, Nannearl Blackshear, Brooklyn Borough President Office, Communications Associate/Community Liaison, Dr. Andreas Adams, BADAC, Director of Educational Services, Lorna Walcott- Brown, BADAC, Director of Social Services.

The BADAC staff continues to reach out to elected officials for guidance and support. The Office of the Brooklyn Borough President is key in providing assistance to BADAC's programs. Under the former Brooklyn Borough President, Marty Markowitz, BADAC received capital funds of 592K to create a state of the art center. The BADAC staff is pleased to work closely with the Office of the Brooklyn Borough President to enhance BADAC's mission and vision.

BADAC Receives Support from City Hall

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from left - Dr. Carl Cohen, Ms. Linda Gibbs, Deputy Mayor of Health and Human Services, Dr. George Casimir, Ms. Andrea Cohen, Director of Health Services, and Dr. Andreas Adams.

BADAC staff appreciates the work of public officials to advance services and research for AD patients..





Alzheimer's Association

National Institute on Aging (NIA) News and Updates about Alzheimer's Disease

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Alzheimer's Association's info on clinical trials:

 NYU Alzheimer’s Disease Center:

NYC Dept of Health and Mental Hygiene:

Brooklyn Borough President:

Department for the Aging:


 AD Education and Referral Center -

National Institute of Mental Health-

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)-

 Info Sheet About the Brooklyn Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Center