AlzOut Researchers Gain National Recognition

Amy R. Nelson, Ph.D., has devoted more than a decade to researching Alzheimer’s disease, educating people of all ages about the brain, and advocating to improve the quality of life and care for people living with the disease and their families.

Nelson, assistant professor of physiology and cell biology at the USA College of Medicine, recently accepted an invitation to serve as an Alzheimer’s Ambassador for U.S. Representative Jerry Carl. As part of her ambassadorship through the Alzheimer’s Association, she will meet with the Alabama congressman roughly four times a year to discuss important Alzheimer’s disease-related policies.

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