Frederick A. Schmitt, Alzheimer’s researcher (#144)
Frederick A. Schmitt, Ph.D., a neuropsychologist and Alzheimer’s researcher at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, talks about Alzheimer’s statistics for the state as a whole and the prospects for preventing or curing this devastating condition.
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At UK’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Schmitt studies various forms of dementia, of which Alzheimer’s is the most common. Schmitt discusses how the brain disease will place a severe strain on Kentucky’s health care system in the coming years and make Alzheimer’s a critical public policy issue.