Webinar: A Conversation with Dr. Reyes: Dementia and Traumatic Brain Injury

Patricio F. Reyes, M.D. is Chief of Neurology and Director of Traumatic Brain Injury and Alzheimer’s Disease & Cognitive Disorders at the Carl. T. Hayden VA Medical Center in Phoenix. On the heels of the NFL Superbowl, we are offering a webinar conversation with Dr. Patricio F. Reyes, M.D. with special guests, pro football hall of famer, Carl Eller, and his wife, Molly Heisenfelt Eller, along with other NFL wives. The wives will discuss their roles as caregivers for their husbands, afflicted with cognitive issues, likely stemming from their hard-hitting football heydays. The doctor will tackle dementia, traumatic brain injury (TBI), and concussions, head on. His longstanding participation with the Retired NFL Players Association, and the Association of Ringside Physicians, has exposed him to dangers of contact sports. Additionally, in his 30 years of practice, he has acquired acclaimed expertise in dementia, as well as non-sports-related causes of TBI. An ardent supporter of family caregivers, Dr. Reyes will address:
• The connection between TBI and dementia
• Effective prescription medicines for TBI and dementia
• Caregiving tips for tending to a loved one with TBI or dementia
• Self-care reminders for the family caregiver

Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Time: 3 – 4:30 p.m. MST
Location: Virtual, using Zoom
Cost: Free of charge
Register: meaningandhope.org/webinar

Additionally, the doctor will take your questions. This is your opportunity to connect with an expert who cares about patients and their caregivers. For additional information, contact Bob Roth at roth@duetaz.org, (602) 274-5022, ext. 111.

About Patricio F. Reyes, M.D.: Dr. Reyes is a board certified and highly regarded neurologist and neuropathologist with more than 30 years of clinical expertise, research, and drug development in Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.
He was one of the first to establish rapid autopsy brain banking in the United States, and the first to build Dementia Centers in three states. He also was a principal in numerous clinical trials that led to the FDA approval of new drugs for Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Reyes has worked extensively with the Retired Players Association to improve health care for retired NFL players, as well as improving health care awareness for the boxing profession in his native Philippines. He has been conferred with numerous awards throughout his career, including Scientist of the 21st Century, Physician of the Day by the Arizona House of Representatives, and Top Doctor in the Who’s Who Global Medical Directory.


Feb 15 2023


3:00 pm - 4:30 pm



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