Faculty Detail

Feng Vankee Lin, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor
Feng Vankee Lin

Contact Information

255 Crittenden Blvd. Box SON Rochester, NY 14642
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Education

Post-doc, 2013. University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, US

PhD, 2011. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, US

MS, 2009. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, US

BMED, 2006. Jilin University, Changchun, CN

BA, 2005. Jilin University, Changchun, CN

Experience

Consultations to Universities, Health, and Science Agencies: 2013 - Current. Research Associate. University of Rochester (Tadin's Lab, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences). Rochester, NY, US.

Consultations to Universities, Health, and Science Agencies: 2011 - Current. Research Associate. University of Rochester Medical Center (AD-CARE (Alzheimer's Disease Care, Research and Education) Program, Department of Psychiatry). Rochester, NY, US.

Consultations to Universities, Health, and Science Agencies: 2011 - 2013. Research Associate. University of Rochester Medical Center (School of Nursing). Rochester , NY, US.

Consultations to Universities, Health, and Science Agencies: 2008 - 2011. Student Assistant. University of Wisconsin (Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and Public Health). Madison, WI, US.

Consultations to Universities, Health, and Science Agencies: 2007 - 2011. Graduate Research Assistant. School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin (NIA P50 Alzheimer's Disease Research Center). Madison, WI, US.

Consultations to Universities, Health, and Science Agencies: 2006 - 2011. Research Assistant. University of Wisconsin (School of Nursing). Madison, WI, US.

Consultations to Universities, Health, and Science Agencies: 2006 - 2008. Helen Denne Schulte Research Assistantship. University of Wisconsin (School of Nursing). Madison, WI, US.

Faculty Appointments: 2017 - Current. Assistant Professor (secondary). Department of Neuroscience, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 2016 - Current. Assistant Professor (secondary). Department of Brain and Cognitive Science, University of Rochester. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 2016 - Current. Affiliated faculty. School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester Medical Center (Neuroscience Graduate Program). Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 7/2013 - Current. Assistant Professor of Psychiatry (secondary). Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 7/2013 - Current. Assistant Professor of Nursing (primary). School of Nursing, University of Rochester. Rochester, NY.

Research

Cognitive Training to Protect Immune Systems of Older Caregivers. 2016 - Current. NIH/NIA R01 .

Applying Person-Centered Approach to Enhance Cognitive Training in Assisted Living Facility Residents with Mild Cognitive Impairment. 2017 - Current.

Neurophysiological Aspects of Vision-based Speed of Processing Cognitive Training in Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment. 2015 - 2019. NIH/NINR R01.

Social Modifiers of Stress Regulation and Healthy Aging. 2017 - 2019. NCATS/NIH.

Cognitive Training to Protect Immune Systems of Older Caregivers. 2017 - 2019. NIH/NIA .

Apply multivariate pattern analysis to determine multi-modality brain pattern related to Alzheimer’s neuropsychiatric symptoms. 2017 - 2018. Goergen Institute for Data Science Collaborative Pilot Aware Program in Health Analytics, University of Rochester .

Applying a neuroeconomics paradigm in the assessment of central fatigability in aging population. 2016 - 2018. NIH/NIA .

Supernormals and stress regulation. 2016 - 2017. Furth Fund, Provost Office, University of Rochester .

NYS DOH16370, DOH01-ISSCI5-2015. - 2016. SCIRB Institutional Support 2015.

Managing Sleep Symptoms and Modifying Mechanisms of Traumatic Stress. 2012 - 2016. NIH/NINR R01 NR013909-01 .

Differentiating Neurophysiological Stress Regulation in Alzheimer Disease. 2014 - 2016. Alzheimer’s Association New Investigator Research Grant, NIRG 14-317353 .

Role of Vision-based Computerized Cognitive Training in Preventing Cognitive and Functional Decline in Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment. 7/2013 - 6/2015. CTSA University of Rochester, NIH.

Feasibility Study of an Attention Training Application for Older Adults using Mobile Technology in Community Settings. - 2014. Social Science Research Institute, Penn State University.

Mental Fatigue and Pro-inflammatory Cytokines in the Engagement in the Computer-based Cognitive Task in Old Age. - 2013. Elaine Hubbard Fund, University of Rochester.

Role of Mental Fatigue in Engagement in Cognitively Stimulating Activities in Community-Dwelling Older Adults with Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors. 2012 - 2013. Sigma Theta Tau International Small Grants.

Representations, Coping, and Health Outcomes among Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment. 2010 - 2011. Eckburg Funding Foundation, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Representations, Coping, and Health Outcomes among Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment.. 2010 - 2011. Sigma Theta Tau International/Midwest Nursing Research Society .

Improving Symptoms in Older Breast Cancer Survivors. 2005 - 2010. NIH/NIA R01 AG022914 .

Publications

Mapstone, M., Lin, F., Nalls, M., Cheema, A., Singleton, A.B., Fiandaca, M., Federoff, H. . (n.d.). What Success Can Teach Us About Failure: The Plasma Metabolome of Older Adults with Superior Memory and Lessons for Alzheimer’s Disease. Neurobiology of Aging.

Yu, F., Mathiason, M., Lin, F. . (n.d.). Cognitive and physical factors affecting daily function in Alzheimer’s disease: a cross-sectional analysis..

Wang, X., Ren, P., Mapstone M., Conwell, Y., Porsteinsson, A., Foxe, J., Raizada, R., Lin, F.. (n.d.). Multivariate pattern analysis links the fronto-limbic system to Alzheimer’s neuropsychiatric symptoms..

Anthony, M., & Lin, F.. (n.d.). A Systematic Review for Functional Neuroimaging Studies of Cognitive Reserve Across the Cognitive Aging Spectrum..

Lin, F., Ren, P., Mapstone M., Meyers, S., Porsteinsson, A., Baran, T. . (n.d.). The cingulate cortex of older adults with excellent memory capacity . Cortex.

Chapman, B., Benedict, R., Lin, F., Roy, S., Federoff, H., Mapstone, M.. (n.d.). Personality and performance in specific neurocognitive domains among older persons. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.

Lin, F., Heffner, K., Ren, P., & Tadin, D. . (n.d.). A role of parasympathetic nervous system in cognitive training. Current Alzheimer’s Research.

Lin, F., Wang, X., Wu, R., Rebok, G., Chapman, B. . (n.d.). Identification of successful cognitive aging in the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative Study. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Wu, R., Rebok, G., Lin, F. . (n.d.). A Novel Theoretical Life Course Framework for Triggering Cognitive Development across the Lifespan. Human Development.

Chapman B., Benedict, C., Lin, F., Roy, S., Porsteinsson, P., Szigeti, K., Federoff, H., Mapstone, M. (n.d.). Apolipoprotein E Genotype Impact on Memory and Attention in Older Persons: The Moderating Role of Personality Phenotype. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.

Ren, P., Heffner, K., Jacobs, A., & Lin, F.. (n.d.). Acute Affective Reactivity and Quality of Life in Older Adults with Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Functional MRI Study . The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.

Wang, X., Baran, T., Ren, P., Gal, J., Raizada, R., Mapstone, M., Lin, F.. (n.d.). Longitudinal functional brain mapping in Supernormals..

Lin, F., Ren, P., Wang, X., Tadin, D., & Heffner, K.. (n.d.). Alzheimer’ Neurodegeneration Links to Altered Autonomic Function via Reduced Frontal Neural Efficiency..

Lin F, Ren P, Lo RY, Chapman BP, Jacobs A, Baran TM, Porsteinsson AP, Foxe JJ. (2017). Insula and Inferior Frontal Gyrus' Activities Protect Memory Performance Against Alzheimer's Disease Pathology in Old Age. J Alzheimers Dis, 55 (2), 669-678.

Ren, P., Anthony, M., Heffner, K., Chapman, B., & Lin, F. . (2017). Amygdala functional connectivity is associated with locus of control in the context of cognitive aging. Neuropsychologia, 99, 199-206.

Lin F., Heffner K.L., Ren P., Tivarus M.E., Brasch J., Chen D.G., Mapstone M., Porsteinsson A.P., Tadin D.. (2016). Cognitive and Neural Effects of Vision-Based Speed-of-Processing Training in Older Adults with Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Pilot Study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 64 (6), 1293-1298.

Shah, K., Lin, F., Yu, F., & McMahon, J. . (2016). Activity Engagement and Physical Function in Old Age: A Nationally Representative Sample. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics.

*David ND; *Lin F; Porsteinsson AP. (2016). Trajectories of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms and Cognitive Decline in Mild Cognitive Impairment. The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, 24 (1), 70-80.

Ren P., Lo R., Chapman B., Mapstone M., Porsteinsson A., & Lin, F. . (2016). Longitudinal Alteration of Intrinsic Brain Activity in the Striatum in Mild Cognitive Impairment. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 54 (1), 69-78.

Jiang J., Wu X.Y., Zhou X.Q., Lin F., Liu Y., Jiang W.D., Wu P., Zhao Y.. (2016). Glutamate ameliorates copper-induced oxidative injury by regulating antioxidant defences in fish intestine. British Journal of Nutrition, 116 (1), 70-79.

Lin F, Ren P, Cotton K, Porsteinsson A, Mapstone M, Heffner KL. (2016). Mental Fatigability and Heart Rate Variability in Mild Cognitive Impairment. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 24 (5), 374-378. pii: S1064-7481(16)00003-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2015.12.012.

Roiland, R., Lin. F., Phelan, C., & Chapman, B. . (2015). Stress regulation as a link between executive function and pre-frailty in older adults. Journal of Nutrition, Health, and Aging, 19 (8), 828-38.

Cotton, K; Jacobs, A; Ren, P; Lin, F. (2015). Mechanisms Linking Depression and Cognitive Impairment: A Systematic Review of Neuroimaging Studies. Gerontologist .

Hill, K., Lin, F., Parisi, J., & Kolanowski, A.. (2015). Personality Clusters Moderate the relationship between leisure activity and executive control in older adults. Activities, Adaptation and Aging, 39 (2), 153-176.

Lin, F., Roiland R., Chen, DG, & Qiu, C. (2015). Linking cognition and frailty in middle and old age: metabolic syndrome matters. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 30 (1), 64-71.

Hill NL, Mogle J, Colancecco E, Dick R, Hannan J, Lin FV. (2015). Feasibility study of an attention training application for older adults. International Journal of Older Person Nursing, 10 (3), 241-9.

Chen, D.G., Chen, C., Tang W, & Lin, F. (2014). Statistical power analysis for Guastello's Cusp Catastrophe Polynomial Regression Model: A simulation-based approach. . Lecture in W.G. Kennedy, N. Agarwal, and SJ. Yang (Eds.): SBP 2014, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8393, 35-41.

Lin, F., Roiland, R., Polesskaya, O., Chapman, B., Johnson, M., Brasch, J., Chen, D., & Mapstone, M. (2014). Fatigability disrupts cognitive processes' regulation of inflammatory reactivity in old age. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 12 (12), 1544-54.

Lin, F., Roiland, R., Polesskaya, O., Chapman, B., Johnson, M., Brasch, J., Chen, D., & Mapstone, M. . (2014). Fatigability Disrupts Cognitive Processes' Regulation of Inflammatory Reactivity in Old Age. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 22 (12), 1544-54.

Chen, D.G., Chen, X., Lin, F., Tang, W. Y.L. and Guo, Y. (2014). Cusp Catastrophe polynomial model: power and sample size determination. Open Journal of statistics, 4 (10), 803-813.

Chen, D-G, Lin, F., Chen, X., Wang, T., & Kitzman, H. (2014). Cusp catastrophe model: A nonlinear model for health outcomes in nursing research. Nursing Research, 63 (3), 211-20.

Lin, F., Lo, R., Cole, D., Ducharme, S., Mapstone, M., Porsteinsson, A., & ADNI group. (2014). Longitudinal Effects of Metabolic Syndrome on Alzheimer and Vascular-Related Brain Pathology. . Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders EXTRA (accepted), 4 (2), 184-94.

Lin. F, Roiland, R., Heffner, K., Johnson, M., Chen, DG., & Mapstone, M. . (2014). Evaluation of objective and perceived mental fatigability in older adults with vascular risk. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 76 (6), 458-64.

Johnson M. & Lin F.. (2014). Communication difficulty and relevant interventions in older adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation , 30 (1), 18-34.

Lin, F., Suhr, J., Diebold, S., & Heffner, K. . (2014). Associations between Depressive Symptoms and Memory Deficits Vary as a Function of Insulin-Like Growth Factor (IGF-1) Levels in Healthy Older Adults. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 42, 118-123.

Lin F., Heffner K.L., Mapstone M., Chen D., & Porsteinsson A.P. . (2014). Frequency of Mentally Stimulating Activities Modifies the Relationship between Cardiovascular Reactivity and Executive Function in Old Age. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry DOI:pii:S1064-7481 , 22 (11), 1210-21.

Vance, D.E., Kaur, J., Fazeli, P.L., Talley, M.H., Yuen, H.K. & Lin, F.. (2012). Neuroplasticity and successful cognitive aging: A brief overview for nursing. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 44 (4), 218-227.

Lin, F., Vance, D.E., Gleason, C.E., & Heidrich, S.M. . (2012). Taking care of older adults with mild cognitive impairment: An update for nurses. Journal of Gerontological Nursing (featured as Continuing Nursing Education article)DOI:10.3928/00989134-20121106-03, 38 (12), 22-35.

Lin, F., Friedman, E., Quinn, J., Chen, D., & Mapstone, M. . (2012). Effect of Leisure Activities on Inflammation and Cognitive Function in an Aging Sample. . Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 54 (3), e398-404.

Lin, F., Chen, D-G., Vance, D.E., Ball, K.K., & Mapstone, M.. (2012). Longitudinal relationships between subjective fatigue, cognitive function, and everyday functioning in old age. International Psychogeriatrics (doi:10.1017/S1041610212001718), 25 (2), 275 – 285.

Lin, F., Vance, D.E., Gleason, C.E., & Heidrich, S.M.. (2012). Caring for Older Adults with Mild Cognitive impairment: An Update for Nurses. Journal of Gerontological Nursing., 38 (12), 22-35.

Lin, F., Gleason, C.E., & Heidrich, S.M.. (2012). Illness Representations in Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment. Research in Gerontological Nursing (15), 1-12.

Lin, F., Chen, D.-G., Vance, D., & Mapstone, M.. (2012). Trajectories of combined laboratory- and real world-based speed of processing in community-dwelling older adults: Predictors and functional outcomes. Journal of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 68 (3), 364-373.

Lin, F., & Heidrich, S. M. . (2012). Role of older adult’s illness schemata in coping with Mild Cognitive Impairment. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 72 (5), 357-363.

Lin F, Wharton W, Dowling NM, Ries ML, Johnson SC, Carlsson CM, Asthana S, & Gleason CE.. (2010). Awareness of Memory Abilities in Community-Dwelling Older Adults with Suspected Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment. . Dementia and Geriatrics Cognitive Disorders, 30 (1), 83-92.

Lin, F. , Yuan, H. (2006). Analysis of combining parish nursing with oriental philosophy applied in senile people's depressive disorders in Chinese community. Modern Nursing , 12 (2), 130-132.

Presentations

Cognitive training development in the context of Alzheimer’s disease.
Seminar in Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Rochester

How to secure successful brain aging.
Pfaudler Lecture Series, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, RIT

Neuroimaging works related to cognitive training development in cognitive aging.
Mayo Clinics

Mechanistic discovery of neuroplasticity-based cognitive training in individuals at risk for Alzheimer’s disease.
University of California-Irvine

Central fatigability in aging population.
NIA/NIH - Seminar in fatigability measurement development

Activity of Insular and Inferior Frontal Gyrus Protect Memory Against Alzheimer’s Pathology.
69th Annual Scientific Meeting,

Longitudinal Functional Decline of the Striatum in Mild Cognitive Impairment.
69th Annual Scientific Meeting,

Mental Fatigability Is Associated with Altered Cardiovascular Stress Reactivity in Mild Cognitive Impairment.
Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, Alzheimer’s Association

Altered functional connectivity of prefrontal cortex underpins the abnormality of intra-individual variability in reaction time in mild cognitive impairment.
Alzheimer’s Association International Conference , Alzheimer's Association

Brain and Aging.
University of Rochester Senior Leadership Retreat

Potential Mechanisms of Cognitive Reserve Seen in fMRI Studies of Alzheimer’s Disease.
68th Annual Scientific Meeting, The Gerontological Society of America

Altered functional connectivity of prefrontal cortex underpins the abnormality of intra-individual variability in reaction time in mild cognitive impairment.
SfN’s 45th Annual Meeting

Keeping your brain healthy as you age.
SON for an Evening School of Nursing, University of Rochester

Cognitive and neural effects of a computerized cognitive training in older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI): A feasibility study (2014).
Neuroscience

Cognitive and Neural Effects of A Computerized Cognitive Training in Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI): A Feasibility Study (2014).
Symposium presentation at State of the Science Congress of Nursing Research

Executive Homeostatic Network in Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) (2014).
Translational Science 2014 Meeting

Profiles of Objective and Self- and Informant-Reported Language Abilities in Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment (2014).
26th Annual Eastern Nursing Research Society Scientific Sessions

Dementia and women’s health.
4th Annual Uniqueness of Women's Health, Rochester Academy of Medicine

Linking Cognition and Frailty in Middle and Old Age: Metabolic Syndrome Matters (2013) .
The Gerontological Society of America's 66th Annual Scientific Meeting

2013 Physical and/or Mental Exercise and Neurogenesis and Neuroplasticity.
URMC-YMCA Educational Calendar

Healthy Brain Aging: The Social Effect.
URMC-YMCA Educational Calendar

Profiles of Objective and Self- and Informant-Reported Language Abilities in Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment (2013).
66th Annual Scientific Meeting, Late Breaker Poster Session at The Gerontological Society of America

Communication Difficulty and Relevant Interventions in Mild Cognitive Impairment: Implications for Neuroplasticity.
The Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association

Statistical Power Analysis for Guastello's Polynomial Cusp Catastrophe Model: A Simulation-Based Approach.
23rd Annual International Conference of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and Life Sciences (SCTPLS), Portland State University

Trajectories of Combined Laboratory- and Real World-based Speed of Processing in Community-Dwelling Older adults: Predictors and Functional Outcomes.
25th Annual Eastern Nursing Research Society Scientific Sessions,

Trajectories of Combined Laboratory- and Everyday-based Speed of Processing in Community- Dwelling Older adults.
Gerontological Society of America's 65th Annual Scientific Meeting,

Promoting successful cognitive aging and preventing dementia.
School of Nursing National Council Meeting - University of Rochester

Cognitive Profile and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Old Age.
Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds The Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center of Upstate New York and the Geriatric/Aging Division of the University of Rochester, NY

Executive Function, Stress Regulation, and Frailty in Older Adults with Metabolic Syndrome .
Gerontological Society of America's 66th Annual Scientific Meeting,

Communication Difficulty & Neuroplasticity in Cognitively Impaired Older Adults.
American Speech-Language- Hearing Association (ASHA) Annual Convention,

Baseline Purpose Oriented Life and Cognitive Outcomes.
American Academy of Neurology 64th Annual Meeting,

Midlife Sense of Purpose in Life and the Outcome of Cognitive Function in Late Life.
23rd Annual Meeting of the American Neuropsychiatric Association,

Symptom Management Strategies of Older Breast Cancer Survivors.
35th Annual Research Conference of the Midwest Nursing Research Society,

Symptom Clusters and Symptom Management Strategies of Older Breast Cancer Survivors.
American Psychosocial Oncology Society 8th Annual Conference,

Taking care of hospitalized patients with dementia.
AgeWise Program, Strong Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center

Associations of subjective and psychological well-bring with cognitive function in old age .
Gerontological Society of America's 64th Annual Scientific Meeting,

Pain Management and Patient Outcomes among Hospitalized Geriatric Patients .
35th Annual Research Conference of the Midwest Nursing Research Society,

Pain Management and Patient Outcomes among Hospitalized Geriatric Patients.
Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society,

Coping in Older Individuals with Mild Cognitive Impairment.
Geronontological Society of America's 64th Annual Scientific Meeting,

Illness Representations, Coping, and Health Outcomes in Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment.
Gerontological Society of America's 64th Annual Scientific Meeting ,

Performance-based and self-rated everyday functioning in persons with Mild Cognitive Impairment.
2011 AAICAD

Nurse, Knowledge, Attitude, and Performance and Commitment to Change during Implementation of an Evidence-Based Pain Management Guidelines for Geriatric Patients.
Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society,

University of Wisconsin Geriatrics Transitional Care Program (TCP): Minimizing Health Resources, Maximizing Care Continuity.
Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society,

Illness Perceptions among older adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment .
International Conference of Alzheimer's Disease,

Symptom Experienced by Older Breast Cancer Survivors.
34th Annual Research Conference of the Midwest Nursing Research Society,

Purpose in life, cognitive function, and leisure activities in early old age.
Late Breaker Poster Session at the Gerontological Society of America's 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting,

Illness perceptions and functional health in patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment.

A patient-centered project: representation, coping, and health outcomes among patients with mild cognitive impairment.
Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center Seminar, University of Wisconsin

Developing quality indicators (QIs) for delirium, depression and dementia (3Ds) recommendations of the Acute Care for Elders (ACE) Interdisciplinary Consult Team: Modification of the Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders (ACOVE-3) measures.
Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society,

Illness perception among older adults diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment.
Research Colloquium, School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The illness perceptions among older adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment: a feasibility study.
62nd Gerontological Society of America

An individualized symptom management intervention reduces symptom distress in older cancer survivors.
62nd Gerontological Society of America,

Patient-centered informational intervention in older adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment.
NIH, Technical Assistance Workshop

Does psychological well-being mediate the effects of symptoms on function in older breast cancer survivors?.
APOS 5th Annual Conference and Workshop Training

Mild Cognitive Impairment as a predictor of Alzheimer’s disease: age and diagnostic criteria.
Dementia Journal Club, GRECC, VA Hospital

Successfully implementing a telephone intervention with older women.
60th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America

Awards

Invited talk with travel fund.
Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), 2017

Dr. Jeremy A. Klainer Endowed Dean’s Discretionary Award in Nursing.
School of Nursing, University of Rochester, 2016

Brilliant New Investigator Award.
The Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, 2016

Most Promising New Investigator.
School of Nursing, University of Rochester, 2014

13th Annual OBSSR/NHLBI Summer Institute on the Design and Conduct of Randomized Clinical Trials involving Behavioral Interventions.
OBSSR/NHLBI, NIH, 2013

Travel Award, Aging, the Central Nervous System, and Mobility in Older Adults: Neural Mechanisms of Mobility Impairments Workshop.
The Gerontological Society of America & NIA, 2013

Young Investigator Award.
American Neuropsychiatric Association, 2012

Summer Research Institute in Geriatric Mental Health.
National Institute on Mental Health, 2012

Mary L. Keller Memorial Research Scholarship.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011

Gwen Shapiro Wisconsin Distinguished Fellowship.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2010

Travelling Fellowship .
International Conference on Alzheimer’'s Disease , 2010

Eckburg Fund Research Award.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2009

The Signe Scott Cooper Writing Award.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2009

Sigma Theta Tau International Beta-Eta-at-Large Chapter Research Award.
Sigma Theta Tau International, 2008

Technical Assistance Workshop Training Fellowship.
NIA/NIH, 2008

Memberships

The Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Gerontological Society of America

ISTAART - Alzheimer's Association

Society for Neuroscience

American Neuropsychiatric Association, Member of Committee in Research