How to address Alzheimer's disease and support healthier ageing
Alzheimer's Disease and dementia, also known as ADRDs, present one of the greatest challenges for what the UN has declared "The Decade of Healthy Ageing".
Dr. Daniel Vigo is a psychiatrist, clinical psychologist, and public health specialist, originally from Argentina. After obtaining a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Psychology, an MD, and a Specialization in Psychiatry, Dr. Vigo worked in clinical, research, teaching, and leadership positions in both the public and private sectors. Here, he developed the first Assertive Community Treatment Department in Argentina, a collaboration between Proyecto Suma, King’s College (UK) and Columbia University (US). Dr. Vigo then obtained his Doctorate at Harvard, where he focused on public mental health, specifically burden of disease estimation, service improvement, and health systems assessment.