Nathaniel Chin, MD, received the 2022 Alzheimer’s Association Professional Award at the 36th Annual Wisconsin State Conference, May 2-3, 2022.
Dr. Chin works in the UW Health Memory Clinics diagnosing, treating, and counseling patients with memory concerns. He also serves as Medical Director for both the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention, overseeing clinical care provided to the roughly 5,000 volunteers who participate in their Alzheimer’s disease research studies.
The Professional Award is bestowed upon an individual who brings a dedication to her/his employment that serves as a model to others in the field.
“Dr. Chin is a valuable part of the Wisconsin Board of Directors and is dedicated to improving the lives of families on a journey with dementia,” said Dave Grams, executive director, Alzheimer’s Association. “He is leading the way to help those with MCI live their best life by empowering and connecting them with resources and strategies. He’s truly making a difference in the lives of Wisconsin families.”
Dr. Chin lost his father to Alzheimer’s disease in 2018. His own family history motivates him to study Alzheimer’s disease prevention and how to delay the onset of the disease.
This article was first published on the Wisconsin ADRC news page. Read the original article here.