Like many Americans, Debbie Mucarsel-Powell immigrated to the United States from Ecuador as a young…
As the founding Executive Director of the LatinosAgainstAlzheimer’s Coalition – convened by UsAgainstAlzheimer’s – Jason is a leader in advancing the emerging field of brain health equity. On behalf of UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, Jason works with researchers, policymakers, industry leaders, and community-based organizations to develop programming and policy solutions to address disparities in Alzheimer’s disease impacting the Latino community.
He is the co-author of Latinos & Alzheimer’s Disease: New Numbers Behind the Crisis, a seminal report released with the USC Roybal Institute on Aging, and co-project lead of the Alzheimer’s Disease Disparities Engagement Network, an initiative supported by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). He was a contributing author of the National Institute on Aging’s “National Strategy for Recruitment and Participation in Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Clinical Research.”
Jason currently serves as an external advisor to several initiatives in the aging and health equity space, including AT&T’s Advisory Panel on Access and Aging, the Center for Aging in Diverse Communities at the University of California
San Francisco (UCSF), and the Administration for Community Living’s Hispanic Technical Expert Board.
Jason is a Google Next Generation Policy Leader, an Aspen Health Festival Scholar, and serves on the boards of the Youth Movement Against Alzheimer’s and Consumers for Quality Care.