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Ian Kremer became the LEAD Coalition’s Executive Director in 2012, and has worked on dementia policy for nearly two decades. Throughout his career, Kremer has served as a board or advisory committee member for a variety of public service organizations, non-profits and government appointed panels in the fields of aging, technology and health. Kremer holds degrees from Washington University and the University of Michigan School of Law. He is a member of the Virginia State Bar and the American Bar Association.
With Kremer at the helm, the LEAD Coalition has more than doubled in size while contributing to development of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease, securing historic increases in funding for dementia research at the National Institutes of Health, and working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Food & Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention to implement bold new programs to improve detection and diagnosis of cognitive impairment. Currently, Kremer is working with national and international organizations designing the future of dementia care practice, a blueprint for dementia care policy, protocols for early detection and diagnosis of cognitive impairment, and strategic initiatives to accelerate the global research enterprise.