Coalition Committees

Healthcare System and Provider Education Committee


Committee Co-Chairs: Suzanne Purvis (Suzanne.Purvis@beaumont.org), Beaumont Health System; and Joan Ilardo (ilardo@msu.edu), Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

The Health System and Provider Education Committee’s (HSPEC) is responsible for enhancing the knowledge, skills, and practices of health care providers related to early detection of dementia, treatment options based on type of dementia, caregiver education and supports, and dementia-friendly practice settings. The committee collaborates with other Michigan Dementia Coalition committees to make health systems and providers aware of evidence-based dementia-friendly practices and protocols.

Interested in joining this committee? Email Joan Ilardo at ilardo@msu.edu or Suzanne Purvis at Suzanne.Purvis@beaumont.org for more information.