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BrainHealth Advisory Board Reinforces Depth, Diversity With New Members

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Center for BrainHealth

Center for BrainHealth, part of The University of Texas at Dallas, has added 20 new advisory board members for the 2020-2021 season. They are leaders in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, representing a variety of professions and life experiences – from the C-suite to the military, and from entrepreneurs to educators, to name just a few. The primary responsibility of the advisory board is to promote the vision of the Center for BrainHealth, serving as effective ambassadors in the larger community to promote greater awareness of the proactive role every individual can take in protecting and strengthening their brain across the lifespan. "I am thrilled to welcome the most diverse, robust advisory board in the Center’s history; our members are among the most ardent advocates for the Center and its work – these are people who truly understand the transformational value brain health brings at the individual and societal levels," said Roger Gault, advisory board chair. The new board members and their affliliations are as follows: Linda Asberry from KXAS Television, Kim Askew from DLA Piper, Debbie Hernandez, Hattie Hill from T.D. Jakes Foundation, Sophia Johnson from Alpha Business Images, LLC, Manoj Kutty from GreenLight Credentials, LLC, Wendy Lopez from AECOM, Peter Milley from Potomac Royalty Partners, LLC, Meredith Ryan from CNA Financial, Gail Warrior Suchy from CASPR Group, Amanda Coleman from Fort Worth ISD, Laura Gordon from LBG Marketing and Innovation, Marissa Horne from American Airlines and Michael Horne from Parkland Foundation, Mike Rials from STATinMED Research, Molly Soper from Brigade Events and Steven Soper from ExxonMobil Corporation, Mitzi Wadsworth from Global Realty Resources and Mike Wadsworth from McSmith Interests, and Andy Walsh. Chief director of the Center for BrainHealth Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD added, “The movement to change how we think about the brain, its fitness and performance is in full force, and we are immensely thankful that this dynamic board is joining us in this important and timely mission.” CONTACT Stephanie Hoefken 972.883.3221 stephanie.hoefken@utdallas.eduABOUT CENTER FOR BRAINHEALTH Center for BrainHealth®, part of The University of Texas at Dallas, is a translational research institute committed to enhancing, preserving, and restoring brain health across the lifespan. Major research areas include the use of functional and structural neuroimaging techniques to better understand the neurobiology supporting cognition and emotion in health and disease. This leading-edge scientific exploration is translated quickly into practical innovations to improve how people think, work and live, empowering people of all ages to unlock their brain potential. Translational innovations build on Strategic Memory Advanced Reasoning Tactics (SMART™), a proprietary methodology developed and tested by BrainHealth researchers and other teams over three decades.  

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Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD

Chief Director Dee Wyly Distinguished Professor, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences Co-Leader, The BrainHealth Project

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