David has worked in community based mental health services in the UK for over thirty years developing services for people with complex care needs and enduring mental health problems in a career spanning the voluntary sector, local authority services, and the NHS at a senior level. From 2009 - 2011 he was the Dementia Implementation Lead for Commissioning Support for London, working with commissioners across London to improve dementia services. He is currently Executive Director of the Dementia Alliance for Culture and Ethnicity (www.demace.com ) a UK social enterprise developed by local and national voluntary organisations working with dementia and is an independent writer and researcher on dementia support and services for Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities with a number of journal publications of the issues . His book on the subject is due for publication in November 2019. He is also the Director of somefreshthinking limited, a healthcare consultancy working on service redesign and change management in health and social care services.
Dr Isaacs is a consultant neurologist at St George’s Hospital and Kingston Hospital and Honorary Senior Lecturer at St George’s University of London. He studied medicine at Cambridge and UCL. His PhD was on the immunology of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD). His current research interests are in functional cognitive disorders, delirium and clinical trials in Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia.
Dr Isaacs was a member of the NICE 2018 dementia clinical guideline committee. He is deputy clinical director of the NHS England (London) Dementia Clinical Network where he leads the London memory network, memory service audit and pathway streamlining programme.
Dr. Jayfus Tucker Doswell, is a high-tech entrepreneur and visionary futurist with a mission of improving human performance® of population, underserved and disadvantaged. Dr. Doswell earned a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Oberlin College with degrees in Cognitive Neuro-Psychology and Computer Science; a Masters degree in Systems and Computer Science from Howard University; and a Ph.D. degree in Information Technology from George Mason University. Dr. Doswell’s iCrystal team secured a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) grant award to advance the iCrystal on which minority engineers successfully developed the novel product prototype.