Yvonne Latty

Professor, Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, New York University; Journalist; Author; Filmmaker

Ms. Latty is the Director of the Reporting New York and Reporting the Nation programs at New York University's Carter Journalism Institute, where she is also a Clinical Professor. She is an author; has produced documentaries; has hosted, produced, and edited podcasts; and has worked as an urban newspaper reporter. Her mother, a Dominican immigrant, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease two years ago. The journey they have been on has been profound, overwhelming, and lonely but has made them closer than ever.

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Brain Health Conversation
Wednesday Oct. 21
11:30 AM
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UsAgainstAlzheimer's Book Club

Join two of our nation’s leading voices on aging and health justice—Dr. David Satcher, the 16th U.S. Surgeon General, and best-selling author and NPR host Diane Rehm—for a discussion about their life’s work and their latest books My Quest for Health Equity: Notes on Learning While Leading and When My Time Comes: Conversations About Whether Those Who Are Dying Should Have the Right to Determine When Life Should End, respectively. The conversation, moderated by award-winning journalist Yvonne Latty, will focus on sharing lessons learned from a lifetime of public advocacy to respect the dignity of patients, individuals, and caregivers as they age.

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