Cameron is an internationally-known research scientist in the field of aging. He has been conducting applied and translational research in gerontology, dementia intervention, and cognitive intervention for over 30 years. He has been Principal Investigator on numerous NIH-funded projects, and served as research coordinator on several Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) projects that have brought products to market. He is co-holder of two patents developed in SBIR projects, and has conducted research on interventions for persons with dementia and memory disorders for over 25 years. Dr. Camp has lectured on and trained the use of these interventions in Asia, Australia, Europe, and throughout North America. His writings in this area have been translated into French, Spanish, Greek, Korean, Japanese, and Mandarin. Dr. Camp recently served as President of Division 20 (Adult Development and Aging) of the American Psychological Association.
Vincent has worked with Dr. Camp for over 15 years as part of a team of researchers developing therapeutic interventions, therapeutic activity products, books, and training programs to benefit persons with dementia. He is a Certified Research Administrator with over 20 years experience in the behavioral sciences. He has a proven track record of working collaboratively with an array of scientists and research professionals in a variety of professional fields. Among his major achievements is the creation and marketing of products that are currently used worldwide by professional and family caregivers. He is a patent holder and published author.
Michelle is a Professor in the Department of Speech & Hearing Science, Ohio State University. She has received numerous grants from the National Institutes of Aging (NIA) and the Alzheimer’s Association to investigate interventions for spousal and nursing home caregivers designed to improve the quality and quantity of communicative interactions with residents with dementia, to evaluate memory aids and interventions for persons with dementia and traumatic brain injury, and to develop training programs for institutional caregivers. A clinical researcher, Dr. Bourgeois has published numerous research articles, training manuals and CDs, and books. She was the recipient of the 2007 Barry Reisberg Award for Non-Pharmacologic Research, Theory, and Clinical Practice.
Alan Stevens holds the Vernon D. Holleman-Lewis M. Rampy Centennial Chair in Gerontology at Scott & White Memorial Hospital and is a Professor of Medicine at the Texas A&M Health Science Center. He is the director of the Aging and Care Research Program at Scott & White. He received a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of New Orleans in 1993. From 1993 until October 2005, he served as a faculty member in the Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. As Director of the Aging and Care Research Program, Dr. Stevens leads a research team in the investigation of clinical and organizational issues related to care delivery for older adults and their caregivers. Specific attention is given to the creation and evaluation of clinical interventions to address both the behavioral and affective symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and the consequences associated with family care giving. He is a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America and a member of the American Psychological Association and the American