Promoting effective, meaningful, and equitable care and research for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
About Our Lab
Our interdisciplinary team is committed to promoting effective, meaningful, and equitable care and research for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, also referred to as ADRD. We advance this mission by investigating care, utilization, and research disparities for people living with and at risk for ADRD and their caregivers.
Our lab is housed in the BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine within the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
Is grounded in core values of the nursing discipline to maintain, protect, and promote human dignity, health and abilities, and social justice.
Our team is composed of individuals with different perspectives, skills, and experiences who have come together to focus on this common goal in partnership with community stakeholders, people living with dementia, and family caregivers. We value the incredible contributions of research participants, community partners, and academic collaborators working with us to transform the landscape of dementia care and research.
We share UW–Madison’s commitment to creating a community where every person feels welcome, valued, and able to succeed. We view diversity as a source of strength, creativity, and innovation and value the contributions of each person with respect for the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich our university and community.
Beyond this, we view diversity and equitable inclusion as inextricably linked to our goals as a team and research unit and understand the critical work of disrupting cycles of structural and systemic discrimination and exclusion to achieve these goals.
Dr. Gilmore-Bykovskyi collaborates with the Alzheimer’s Association to draft Inclusive Language Guide
July 6, 2023 Dr. Gilmore-Bykovskyi and her lab recently collaborated with the Alzheimer’s Association to draft an Inclusive Language Guide, which seeks to provide guidance on how to best talk about issues surrounding Alzheimer’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease-related dementias (AD/ADRD). Some...
The Alzheimer’s Association funds the Gilmore-Bykovskyi lab’s new ARCOM program to address gaps in dementia care ED experience
March 28, 2023The Gilmore-Bykovskyi lab’s new program, ARCOM, is funded by the Alzheimer’s Association and aims to address significant gaps in dementia care and outcome measurement and to guide implementation and evaluation of evidence-based practices via measurement that captures and is sensitive...
Dr. Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi attends the annual Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) in Austin, TX
May 19, 2023 The BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine sent many members to the annual Society for Academic Emergency Medicine meeting in Austin, TX, where they presented on topics across emergency medicine. Dr. Gilmore-Bykovskyi attended workshops and lectures on geriatric...
February 23, 2023 Laura Block, the co-manager of the Gilmore-Bykovskyi lab, was awarded the Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral research fellowship. This will support Ms. Block’s dissertation research and training, which focus on better understanding comorbidities and related treatment...
July 11, 2023 Congratulations to our graduating lab members Morgan Schmit, Meghan Botsch, and Lilli Kay! Morgan Schmit (BA) started a Research Specialist position in the UW Department of Surgery on May 17. Meghan Botsch (MS, CF-SLP) moved to Jacksonville, FL to work as an SLP at Brooks...