Christopher V. Flores, MD
Asst. Clinical Professor,
Loma Linda School of Medicine,
Department of Family Medicine
Keeping Your Wits About You: Maintaining the Brain to Prevent Dementia
When: Thursday, May 3, 2012, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Where: UC Irvine Campus, Med Ed building, third floor Colloquium room, School of Medicine
Dr. Flores will discuss current research on neuroplasticity and cognitive
reserve, and detail risk factors for memory loss and dementia. He will give practical recommendations on exercise, diet, cognitive training and intellectual
stimulation, control of cardiovascular risk factors, and stress reduction as interventions to reduce the risk of cognitive impairment. He will discuss integrative medical approaches that benefit the mind-body connection and promote healthy brain aging.
Dr. Christopher Flores is a Board-Certified Family Physician with a Private Practice in Palm Desert. He is on-staff at Eisenhower Medical Center and he
is on faculty as an Assistant Clinical Professor at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Dr. Flores graduated from UC Irvine College of Medicine and completed his Residency in Family Practice
at the UCLA-Kaiser Permanente Program in Los Angeles. He attended Stanford University as an undergraduate.
He practices full-spectrum primary care, taking care of kids, young adults,
men and women of all ages, all the way up to hospice care and end-of-life
care. He is the primary physician for many patients with dementia and Alzheimer's disease and he has worked with the Alzheimer's Association and several of the Memory Care Centers in the community. His research and teaching interest is in prevention of memory loss and dementia, and he
lectures frequently on this topic.
This talk and opportunity for discussion is part of a monthly series offered by the Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine. All are welcome. There is no fee and no RSVP is required. For additional information, please visit www.sscim.uci.edu or call 949.824.5763.