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Medical Expert - Kaycee M. Sink, MD, MAS

Area of Expertise: Aging - Gerontology
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Kaycee M. Sink, MD, MAS

Associate Professor, Geriatrics and Gerontology

Sink is a geriatrician with expertise in Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias.  In addition to leading the Memory Assessment Clinic, she is a Co-Investigator on multiple NIH funded studies involving aspects of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of Alzheimer's and other dementias. Her work on risk factors for cognitive impairment and dementia has been presented nationally and internationally. 


Aging, cognition, dementia, Alzheimer's disease, memory, cognitive function, cognitive impairment, alcohol and dementia risk, medicine and dementia risk, geriatrics, elderly, gerontology, baby boomers


Study Shows Exercise Did Not Improve Cognition in Elderly
Kaycee M. Sink, M.D. and colleagues evaluated whether a 24-month physical activity program would result in better cognitive function, lower risk of mild cognitive impairment or dementia, or both, compared with a health education program.

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