Stress impacts aging in multiple ways; stress management over the lifespan is increasingly recognized as a strategy to promote healthy aging of the body and mind. In this Grand Rounds, we will hear from a patient and his neuropsychologist about the impact of stress on aging with a special focus on cognition. Joined by Dr. Amy Peters and Dr. Zeina Chemali, and Dr. Steven J. Atlas; Dr. Loewenthal will share clinical approaches and research evidence regarding healthy aging.
Date/Time: Tuesday, February 2nd | 8:00am – 9:00am
Cost: Free. CME credit available.
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Presenters: Julia Loewenthal, MD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Amy Peters, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital; and Zeina Chemali, MD, MPH, Massachusetts General Hospital; Steven J. Atlas, MD, MPH, Massachusetts General Hospital
Through her training and experience in medicine and as a yoga practitioner and teacher, Dr. Loewenthal developed a strong interest in the bidirectional relationship of stress and aging. At the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine she sees older patients in a consultative role for stress management and optimal use of integrative medical therapies. Given her background in Geriatrics and Internal Medicine, she is particularly interested in medically complex older adults. In addition, Dr. Loewenthal is a course director for the Harvard Medical School Healthy Aging CME course.
School. Her clinical interests and expertise revolve around the practice of neuropsychiatry/behavioral neurology and brain health with a special interest in early onset dementia. Patients come from across the country and internationally, seeking her expertise in behavior
and brain health. Dr. Chemali has conducted fieldwork in under-privileged worldwide
regions, particularly in Africa, the Middle East, and South America, advancing brain
health training to mid-level professionals, establishing dual residency programs in
neurology-psychiatry, and running capacity-building programs in aging and Alzheimer’s