Sarah Walter

Sarah Walter is the Program Administrator for the Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials Consortium (ACTC) and for the Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute (ATRI) at the University of Southern California. Her role is to ensure efficient operation of the consortium and to foster collaboration both within the community and with external partners. Ms. Walter earned her Master’s of Science in Gerontology from King’s College, London. She draws on 20 years of experience across the spectrum of clinical trials, from participant recruitment, conducting assessments, to clinical monitoring, data management, and project and program administration. Ms. Walter is currently leading multiple initiatives to facilitate two-way engagement between participants and researchers. She chairs the ACTC Research Participant Advisory Board and is co- chair for the Advisory Group on Risk Evidence Education for Dementia (AGREED) Community Stakeholder subcommittee.