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Research Without Walls 2016: A Student Research Symposium

Join us as we showcase research conducted by our social work and public health students. Learn about the impact they are making in our community and around the world. 

This event is free and open to the public. No RSVP is required. A parking map and directions to the Brown School are available here.

Thursday, April 28, 2016 | 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Hillman Hall, Washington University in St. Louis, Danforth Campus

3:30 p.m.   Poster presentations and reception
                Hillman Hall, Garden Level

5:00 p.m.   Remarks by Carroll Rodriguez
                Hillman Hall, Clark-Fox Forum

5:15 p.m.   Awards for outstanding student research posters
                Hillman Hall, Clark-Fox Forum

As Senior Vice President of Public Policy and Communications for the Alzheimer's Association St. Louis Chapter, Carroll Rodriguez directs statewide governmental affairs, grassroots initiatives, and concern and awareness campaigns. She has worked in the field of aging for more than thirty years, with a focus on advancing quality care and access to services for people living with dementia and their care partners. 

Rodriguez’s passion is grassroots advocacy. In Missouri, she has worked on a number of campaigns contributing to the passage of key legislation including Alzheimer's State Plan Task Force, dementia training legislation, assisted living legislation, impaired driving legislation, Senior Care & Protection Act, and appropriations for Alzheimer's Service Grants. A highlight of her career is the work she has done with Alzheimer’s Disease International, training on grassroots advocacy at their international public policy conferences in Chicago and Berlin, Germany.

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