DeAnnah Byrd is an Assistant Professor. She studies the effects of chronic conditions, biological and psychosocial stressors, and protective factors on memory and cognitive changes in older African Americans, with a focus on reducing dementia among minority aging populations. Her work has been funded by the National Institute on Aging, Alzheimer’s Association and the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center.
Ph.D. Community Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles
M.S. Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison