What's the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and typical age-related changes?
Join us at Swedish Covenant Health’s Women’s Health Center on Thursday, May 2nd at 6:30 p.m. as Dr. Linda Rice, a neuropsychologist with Great Lakes Clinical Trials, shares common early warning signs, the latest treatment options, and steps you can take to maintain independence with Alzheimer's disease.
Also learn about the leading research in Alzheimer's prevention and brain health.
This complimentary educational event will take place at 6:30 p.m. and Dr. Rice will be available for Q&A after the presentation.
Additionally, the Great Lakes team will be on hand to perform free genetic testing for the APOE (Alzheimer’s gene) via a cheek swab for attendees between 65-75 years of age.
About Dr. Linda Rice
Dr. Linda Rice is a Clinical Neuropsychologist with over 25 years of clinical, management and teaching experience. She is a Diplomat of the American Board of Professional Psychology with a Clinical Neuropsychology Specialty. Dr. Rice earned her PhD from Loyola University in Chicago, with an Internship at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland and a Fellowship at the Sheppard & Enoch Pratt Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. She is currently enrolled in a Masters of Science program in Psychopharmacology at New Mexico State University.
Dr. Rice’s teaching experience includes an appointment on the Core Faculty at the Adler University in Chicago, overseeing the Military Psychology Track and Neuropsychology Concentration in the Doctor of Clinical Psychology Program. Dr. Rice supervised advanced graduate students in the Neuropsychology Practicum, with the mission to provide neuropsychological services to underserved communities. Clinical supervision includes assessment of a wide variety of referrals from varied socioeconomic, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. Common referral questions for these cases include differential diagnosis and treatment recommendations for traumatic brain injury, learning disorders/ADHD, seizure disorders, multiple sclerosis, psychiatric disorders, Alzheimer’s disease and other neurological disorders and dementia.
Dr. Rice developed her experience in Alzheimer’s disease assessment as a Neuropsychologist at the Sheppard & Enoch Pratt Hospital, in Towson, Maryland from 2000-2011. As a consultant for the comprehensive Geriatric Service, she worked collaboratively to implement discharge planning that maximized appropriate care for dementia patients including consideration of caretaker needs. She provided training and administration of CDR and ADAS-COG, and provided assessment of dementia and family education about coping with and managing dementia cognitive and behavioral issues.
Additional specialties include:
Neuropsychological assessment of children and adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Learning Disorders at the Chesapeake ADHD Center of Maryland where she studied under Kathleen Nadeau, PhD, a nationally-recognized expert in the field.
Service Chief at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD where she managed the hospital’s neuropsychology assessment clinic and provided neuropsychological assessment to referrals from the inpatient services and outpatient clinics. Dr. Rice also provided cognitive rehabilitation for TBI patients in Wounded Warriors Program.
Providing Initial Assessment, Neuropsychological Assessment, and Cognitive Rehabilitation of patients on the Brain Injury Unit and general rehabilitation services at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago