DSAW Webinar Series Presents:
Down Syndrome & Alzheimer’s for Medical Professionals
Join us from the comfort of your computer on May 3 for a webinar with Drs. Brian Chicoine and Dennis McGuire! They will be addressing medical professionals on the topic of Down syndrome and aging/Alzheimer’s disease.
When: Friday, May 3 at 4pm
About the presenters:
Brian Chicoine, M.D. is the co-founder and Medical Director of the Advocate Medical Group Adult Down Syndrome Center in Park Ridge, Illinois. The Center has served over 6,000 adolescents and adults with Down syndrome since its inception in 1992. Dr. Chicoine graduated from Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. He completed his Family Medicine residency at Lutheran General Hospital where he is now a faculty member. He has co-authored two books “Mental Wellness of Adults with Down Syndrome,” and “The Guide to Good Health for Teens and Adults with Down Syndrome” published by Woodbine House Publishing
Dennis McGuire, Ph.D. is a consultant in private practice and he is the former Director of Psychosocial Services for the Adult Down Syndrome Center of Lutheran General Hospital, in suburban Chicago. Dr. McGuire helped to establish the Adult Down Syndrome Center which has served the health and psychosocial needs of over 6,000 adults with Down syndrome since its inception in 1992. Dr. McGuire received his Masters degree from the University of Chicago and his doctorate from the University of Illinois at Chicago. His work experience includes over 30 years in mental health and developmental disabilities fields. He presents regularly at national and international conferences, published numerous articles and co-authored two books “Mental Wellness of Adults with Down Syndrome,” published in 2006 and “The Guide to Good Health for Teens and Adults with Down Syndrome” published by Woodbine House in 2011.
Dr. Chicoine and Dr. McGuire are co-authors of two milestone books, Mental Wellness of Adults with Down Syndrome and The Guide to Good Health for Teens and Adults with Down Syndrome.