Nancy L. Mace, M.A., now retired, was a consultant to and a member of the board of directors of the Alzheimer's Association and an assistant in psychiatry and coordinator of the T. Rowe and Eleanor Price Teaching Service of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is coauthor of Teaching Dementia Care: Skill and Understanding, also published by Johns Hopkins. Peter V. Rabins, M.D., M.P.H., is a professor of psychiatry, with joint appointments in medicine, mental health, and health policy and management, co-director of the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, and director of the T. Rowe and Eleanor Price Teaching Service of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Cynthia D. Steele MPH, RN, is Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine and Nursing, as well as Senior Faculty, The Copper Ridge Institute.Involved with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine for more than 20 years, Steele is an assistant professor of psychiatry, a faculty associate at JHU's School of Nursing, co-director of JHU's neuropsychiatry clinic and a senior faculty member at the Copper Ridge Institute. In all of these endeavors, she immerses herself in Alzheimer's and related conditions such as dementia. Steele wrote The Family Guideline Series for Dementia Care” and she established the Dementia Care Skills Lab at Copper Ridge for family caregivers. Copper Ridge, located in Sykesville, is an extension of the JHU School of Medicine that focuses entirely on Alzheimer's.