Roch Nianogo

, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles

Roch Nianogo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Fielding School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Nianogo’s work has involved the application of innovative and rigorous epidemiologic and causal inference methods for investigating the impact of lifestyle, metabolic, and social interventions in preventing chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, and other dementias and translating such evidence into effective clinical, public health, and policy interventions. In recent work, Dr. Nianogo has collaborated on research projects aiming to investigate the importance of modifiable risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

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Town Hall
Thursday Oct. 13
1:30–2:15 PM
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The Lifestyle Prescription: Delaying and Preventing ADRD through Behavior Change

Research is clear that reducing modifiable risk factors such as obesity, physical inactivity, poor nutrition, hypertension, smoking, hearing loss, and loneliness could prevent hundreds of thousands of dementia cases, particularly among Black and Latino people. But scientific evidence isn’t enough to motivate behavior change. Key Question: How do we move from science to systems with strategies and polices that ensure equitable impact for all of Us?

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