Valeria Baldivieso Hurtado

, MD

Geriatrician and Medical Director, Memory Disorder Clinic, AdventHealth

Valeria Baldivieso Hurtado, MD, is a board-certified geriatrician and family physician. After receiving her medical degree from the Autonomous University of Guadalajara, she completed an internship at Santa Maria Chapalita Hospital in Guadalajara, Mexico. Dr. Baldivieso also completed a Family Medicine Residency at Mayaguez Medical Center in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, and a Geriatric Medicine Fellowship at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida. A skilled and experienced researcher and practitioner, Dr. Baldivieso is fluent in English and Spanish, and focuses on senior memory care and well-being.

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Town Hall
Wednesday Oct. 12
2:30–3:15 PM
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Prioritizing Early Detection: What’s Needed, What’s Working, and How We Can Ensure Everyone Has Access

Although Black and Latino older adults are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s and dementia, diagnoses are more likely to be missed or delayed for people in these groups. Lumping together all people of color with a “one size fits all” approach is not the solution. These disparities stem from a complex set of factors including systemic racism, historic marginalization, cost, and more. Key Question: How can all of Us drive brain health awareness, risk reduction, and early detection—especially in Black and Latino communities?

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