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Navigating Neurology, Alzheimer's Prevention, and Lifestyle Interventions



This episode of Trailblaze features Dr. Richard S. Isaacson who is the Founder of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian, the Director of Research at the Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases in Florida, and the Director of the Precision Prevention Program Atria Institute New York / Palm Beach.



In this episode, we trace the origins of Dr. Isaacson’s medical and entrepreneurial career, from early aspirations to the specialized field of neurology, with a focus on Alzheimer's disease.



Isaacson shares the groundbreaking work taking place at the Alzheimer's Prevention Clinic as he sheds light on its unique approach compared to traditional methods. 



As a vocal advocate for lifestyle interventions to combat neurodegenerative diseases with a TED talk on the topic, he shares the most effective lifestyle changes and the simplest actions that the average person can take to improve their health in the long run.



We dive into stories of resilience from Dr. Isaacson’s career, as he shares significant hurdles faced in research and clinical work. He describes the moments when perseverance proved essential, shaping a career dedicated to understanding and combating neurological diseases.



Dr. Isaacson provides unique insights into the changing public perception of neurological diseases, and the role of media in spreading awareness and educating the public on health issues, particularly preventable diseases.



Dr. Richard S. Isaacson is a pioneering neurologist with a focus on the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's disease. He is the Founder and Former Director of the Alzheimer's Prevention Clinic, a first-of-its-kind in the world, at Weill Cornell Medicine & New York Presbyterian, where he was also Assistant Dean of Faculty Development and Associate Professor of Neurology. Prior to this, Dr. Isaacson was Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology and Vice Chair for Education at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Isaacson has also previously served as Director of the Center for Brain Health at Florida Atlantic University Schmidt College of Medicine, and as Associate Medical Director of the Wien Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders at Mount Sinai.



Connect with Dr. Richard Isaacson

FAU Center for Brain Health

Book: The Alzheimer's Prevention & Treatment Diet: Using Nutrition to Combat the Effects of Alzheimer’s Disease

Richard S. Isaacson Profile at Atria 

Meet Neurologist Dr. Richard Isaacson | NewYork-Presbyterian

CNN Opinion: Why aren't doctors telling patients these simple ways to reduce the risk of dementia?  



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This episode was recorded on September 8, 2023.Trailblaze is produced by CreatorClub. Create your podcast at https://creatorclubstudios.com.

Navigating Neurology, Alzheimer's Prevention, and Lifestyle Interventions



This episode of Trailblaze features Dr. Richard S. Isaacson who is the Founder of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian, the Director of Research at the Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases in Florida, and the Director of the Precision Prevention Program Atria Institute New York / Palm Beach.



In this episode, we trace the origins of Dr. Isaacson’s medical and entrepreneurial career, from early aspirations to the specialized field of neurology, with a focus on Alzheimer's disease.



Isaacson shares the groundbreaking work taking place at the Alzheimer's Prevention Clinic as he sheds light on its unique approach compared to traditional methods. 



As a vocal advocate for lifestyle interventions to combat neurodegenerative diseases with a TED talk on the topic, he shares the most effective lifestyle changes and the simplest actions that the average person can take to improve their health in the long run.



We dive into stories of resilience from Dr. Isaacson’s career, as he shares significant hurdles faced in research and clinical work. He describes the moments when perseverance proved essential, shaping a career dedicated to understanding and combating neurological diseases.



Dr. Isaacson provides unique insights into the changing public perception of neurological diseases, and the role of media in spreading awareness and educating the public on health issues, particularly preventable diseases.



Dr. Richard S. Isaacson is a pioneering neurologist with a focus on the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's disease. He is the Founder and Former Director of the Alzheimer's Prevention Clinic, a first-of-its-kind in the world, at Weill Cornell Medicine & New York Presbyterian, where he was also Assistant Dean of Faculty Development and Associate Professor of Neurology. Prior to this, Dr. Isaacson was Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology and Vice Chair for Education at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Isaacson has also previously served as Director of the Center for Brain Health at Florida Atlantic University Schmidt College of Medicine, and as Associate Medical Director of the Wien Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders at Mount Sinai.



Connect with Dr. Richard Isaacson

FAU Center for Brain Health

Book: The Alzheimer's Prevention & Treatment Diet: Using Nutrition to Combat the Effects of Alzheimer’s Disease

Richard S. Isaacson Profile at Atria 

Meet Neurologist Dr. Richard Isaacson | NewYork-Presbyterian

CNN Opinion: Why aren't doctors telling patients these simple ways to reduce the risk of dementia?  



Thank you for listening to Trailblaze!

Share your thoughts about this episode of Trailblaze on social media:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AnthonyLacavera

Instagram: https://instagram.com/anthony.lacavera 

LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/in/anthonylacavera 



For more about Anthony Lacavera and to subscribe to the mailing list visit https://anthonylacavera.com.

This episode was recorded on September 8, 2023.Trailblaze is produced by CreatorClub. Create your podcast at https://creatorclubstudios.com.

49 min