Mary S. Mittelman, Dr.P.H., is Director of the Psychosocial Research and Support Program at the Center of Excellence for Brain Aging and Research Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at New York University Langone Medical Center.

Laura N. Gitlin, Ph.D., is currently director of the Jefferson Center for Applied Research on Aging and Health (CARAH) and co-director of its Jefferson Elder Care at Thomas Jefferson University. In the new year, she will be joining the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, and departments of Psychiatry and Geriatrics in the School of Medicine to further her work on dementia care.