(October 14, 2009)

Contact: Rick DelaHaya, Centenary News Services, 318.869.5073.

Evaluation and Management of Dementia Focus of Lecture Nov 9 at Centenary

Dr. Charles Cefalu

SHREVEPORT, La.—The Centenary College Neuroscience program and the Convocations Committee present a public lecture by Dr. Charles Cefalu on issues related to Evaluation and Management of Dementia, Monday, November 9 in the Whited Room of Bynum Commons beginning at 7 p.m.

Dr. Cefalu is Director, Center on Aging, Professor and Chief, Section of Geriatric Medicine, LSU Health Science Center - New Orleans. He is also holds joint appointments in the departments of Medicine and Neurology at LSUHSC School of Medicine in New Orleans and in the Department of Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine. He is board-certified in Family Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.

The presentation is open to the public and appropriate for students, health-care professionals and care providers. For more information about the presentation, contact Dr. Greg Q. Butcher, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, at 318.869.5545.

About Centenary College of Louisiana

Centenary College is a private, four-year arts and sciences college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Centenary is one of 16 colleges and universities constituting the Associated Colleges of the South and has been recognized as "One of the Best 371 Colleges" by the Princeton Review and one of "America's Best Colleges" and one of "America's Best Private Colleges" by Forbes.com. In 2008 Centenary College celebrated 100 years in Shreveport and Bossier City.