Episode 051 – Dr. Joanne Pike, President and CEO, The Alzheimer’s Association
In this episode, we have the honor of featuring Dr. Joanne Pike, President and CEO of the Alzheimer’s Association, discussing her life journey, professional experiences, and the organization’s efforts to combat Alzheimer’s disease while delving into critical issues in public health and the nonprofit sector.
00:00 – Intro
00:21 – Introducing Dr. Joanne Pike
01:00 – Dr. Pike background & early influences
01:30 – Early childhood
02:24 – Pursuing Psychology & Philosophy Degree
03:17 – How degree influenced personal & professional development
03:43 – Challenges in health that changed her perspective
05:15 – Experience with American Cancer Society & Preventative Health Partnership
08:05 – Lessons learned in Public Health career, Navigating COVID-19 Pandemic
10:00 – Personal experiences with Alzheimer’s
12:36 – Advice and Resources for those with Alzheimer’s
13:52 – Pike’s Research with The Alzheimer’s Association
16:33 – Initiatives & Programs Developed
18:11 – Message from sponsor, Shure
18:43 – Biggest challenges within the association
20:50 – The most promising area in Alzheimer’s research
22:31 – Long term goals for The Alzheimer’s Association & Alzheimer’s Impact Movement
24:30 – Most important qualities for a CEO in non-profit sector
26:14 – Perspective on the evolvement of public health
29:10 – Health challenges facing society today
31:46 – Rapid fire questions
33:13 – Outro
Episode Link: The Alzheimer’s Association
Guest Host: Christine Schyvinck, President & Chief Executive Officer, Shure
Producer: Eva Penar, Chief Content & Communications Officer, The Executives’ Club of Chicago
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