Freddi Segal-Gidan, PA, PhD, completed her clinical training at the Johns Hopkins University, Health Associate Program, and completed the PA fellowship (USC) in geriatric medicine. She is currently director and of the USC/Rancho California Alzheimer’s Disease Center (CADC) located at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Downey. She is a member of the clinical and research staff with the NIH-funded USC Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC), and serves as the leader of the outreach, recruitment and education (ORE) core. Dr. Segal-Gidan holds appointments as an assistant professor of clinical medicine in Neurology and Family Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and USC L. Davis School of Gerontology. Her current research focuses on improving research participation from the Latino community and interdisciplinary health professional training as a way to improve the future geriatric workforce.