Jason Resendez is the founding executive director of the LatinosAgainstAlzheimer’s Network and Coalition – a network of UsAgainstAlzheimer’s. Jason leverages a broad coalition of stakeholders to address brain health disparities impacting Latinos, spearheading coalition management, strategic convening, and patient advocacy in the Latino community. Jason is the co-author of Latinos & Alzheimer’s Disease: New Numbers Behind the Crisis, released with the USC Roybal Institute on Aging, and co-project lead of the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Disparities Engagement Network, an initiative supported by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).
Jason currently serves as an external advisor to several key initiatives in the areas of technology, aging, and diversity and inclusion, including AT&T’s Advisory Panel on Access and Aging, the Center for Aging in Diverse Communities at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), Google’s Next Generation Policy Leaders (NG Leader), and the Administration for Community Living’s Hispanic Technical Expert Board.
As a subject matter expert on the intersections of brain health, technology, and aging, Jason has led and participated in panels at some of the nation’s leading diversity and health forums, including the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), Latinos in Social Media and Technology (LATISM), the M-Enabling Summit, National Alzheimer’s Coordinating Centers (NACC), and the Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Research, Care, and Services (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services).
Jason is an ARCHE Public Voices Fellow and has written about health, technology, and education issues for national and regional media outlets, including Huffington Post, NBC News, and the El Paso Times and is a frequent panel guest on SiriusXM’s The Agenda with Ari Rabin-Havt. A native of South Texas, Jason graduated from Georgetown University with a degree in Government.