Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias

Upcoming Meetings:


All meetings will take place at The Foundation for Health Care Quality
705 Second Avenue, Suite 410
Seattle, WA 98104

Date Time Agenda
Wednesday, September 13 9:00 – 10:30am TBD
Wednesday, November 1 9:00 – 10:30am TBD


Rates of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are expected to increase greatly over the next couple decades. Many practices lack guidelines on how to increase quality of diagnosing, treating, and supporting people with dementia and their family members and other caregivers. This workgroup will align with and build on the Alzheimer’s State Plan and started meeting in January 2017.


Supporting Materials:

Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias Final Charter

Workgroup Members

Name Title


Kristoffer Rhoads, PhD (Chair) Primary Neuropsychologist, Memory and Brain Wellness Center University of Washington Medicine
Kimiko Domoto-Reilly, MD Alzheimer’s Research Center University of Washington Medicine
Richard Furlong, MD Primary Care Virginia Mason Medical Center
Barak Gaster, MD Professor of Medicine University of Washington Medicine
Kelly Green, LICSW Social Worker Evergreen Health
Debbie Hunter Family Caregiver
Nancy Isenberg, MD, MPH, FAAN Neurologist, Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology, Center for Healthy Aging & Memory Virginia Mason Medical Center
Arlene Johnson Family Caregiver
Kerry Jurges, MD Primary Care Confluence Health
Eric Larson, MD, MPH Vice President for Research and Health Care Innovation Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington
Todd Larson Family Caregiver
Myriam Marquez Patient Advocate
Shirley Newell, MD Chief Medical Officer Aegis Living
Darrell Owens, DNP, ARNP Clinic Chief, Director University of Washington Outpatient Primary, Palliative and Supportive Care Program
Tatiana Sadak, PhD, ARNP Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner University of Washington Medical Center
Bruce Smith, MD Medical Director Regence Blue Shield