LatinosAgainstAlzheimer's Network & Coalition
FILED UNDER:The Use of Open Data and Technology to Address Public Health Challenges
Jason has spent his career building connections across the public, private and non-profit sectors to drive social impact for diverse communities. With nearly a decade of experience working at the intersections of strategic communications, stakeholder relations, and public policy, Jason helps clients tackle complex issues in the public health and multicultural spaces.
As the founding executive director the LatinosAgainstAlzheimer’s Network and Coalition – a network of UsAgainstAlzheimer’s – Jason is a leader in the nation’s efforts to address brain health disparities impacting Latinos, spearheading coalition building, strategic convening, and patient advocacy in the Latino community. Jason is the co-author of Latinos & Alzheimer’s Disease: New Numbers Behind the Crisis, released with the USC Roybal Institute on Aging, and co-project lead of the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Disparities Engagement Network, an initiative supported by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).
IN THE MEDIA
- Author: Latinos & Alzheimer’s Disease: New Numbers Behind the Crisis by Shinyi Wu, PhD, Associate Professor, USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging William A. Vega, PhD, Provost Professor and Executive Director, USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging Jason Resendez, Executive Director, LatinosAgainstAlzheimer’s Network & Coalition Haomiao Jin, Postdoctoral Scholar, USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging. Published September 30, 2016
- Quoted: U.S. Latinos diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease expected to grow more than 800% by Rebekah Sager / Fox News. Published September 28, 2016
- Author: New report underscores urgent need for investments in Alzheimer’s research for U.S. Latinos by Jason Resendez / USC News. Published September 21, 2016
- Author: Can Innovative Transportation Options Help Narrow Health Disparities And Increase Clinical Trial Diversity? by Jason Resendez / Huffington Post. Published September 1, 2016