Trusted National Organizations with local chapters that will support the development and implementation of the project.

National Organizations

We are excited and honored to announce a new exciting partnership between the National Black Nurses Association and the Alzheimer’s Association. Our goal is to increase the representation of African Americans in dementia clinical trials.


The National Black Nurses Association’s mission is “to serve as the voice for Black nurses and diverse populations ensuring equal access to professional development, promoting educational opportunities and improving health.”

NBNA represents 308,000 African American registered nurses, licensed vocational/practical nurses, nursing students and retired nurses from the USA, Eastern Caribbean and Africa, with 114 chartered chapters, in 34 states.

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Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

Diversity and inclusion are vital to Alzheimer’s Association’s mission and the organization leads numerous strategic initiatives to support diversity and a culture of inclusivity.

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