The National Press Foundation has selected 20 journalists for our upcoming program, “Understanding the Latest on Dementia Issues.”

During the four-day fellowship, journalists will be immersed in dementia topics, including the latest research, diagnostic tools, treatment, economic impact, caregiving and high-tech apps for patients.

The training will take place April 28-May 1 in Washington, D.C.

The journalists are:

Mayra Acevedo | WIPR-TV

Ayanna Alexander | Bloomberg Law

Susan Berger | Freelance, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune

Maria Clark | NOLA.com, The Times-Picayune

Lois M. Collins | Deseret News

Lisa Esposito | U.S. News & World Report

Katherine Ellen Foley | Quartz

Mary Kane | Kiplinger’s Retirement Report

Ron Leuty | San Francisco Business Times

Cynthia McCormick | Cape Cod Times

Barbara Morse Silva | NBC 10 WJAR

Rachel Nania | WTOP-FM

Maria Ortiz-Briones | Vida en el Valle (California)

Leslie Renken | Journal Star (Peoria, Illinois)

Gary Rotstein | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Paula Spencer Scott | Parade

Robin Seaton Jefferson | Forbes

Marisa Venegas | Freelance

Veronica Villafañe | AARP, AARP en Español

David Wahlberg | Wisconsin State Journal