Maria Mora Pinzon

Assistant Scientist

School of Medicine and Public Health | Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute

Hometown: Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela

Dr. Mora Pinzon received her MD from the Universidad Central de Venezuela – Escuela Jose Maria Vargas, a master’s degree in Clinical Research from Rush University (Chicago, IL), and completed Preventive Medicine Residency at the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 2017. She is Board Certified in Preventive Medicine and Public Health, and currently works as a Researcher at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, where she is working in health equity and its intersection with dissemination and implementation science in communities of color. She is also Co-Founder of the Twitter community #LatinasInMedicine

Talks:

  • A presentation about dementias, including Alzheimer’s Disease, and the evidence on how to keep and maintain our brains healthy.

  • Description of the considerations of diversity and inclusion on research, and how to start the conversations to improve health equity.