Mary Chapman, features writer —

Mary graduated from Wayne State University with a degree in journalism. She began her career at United Press International, then spent a decade reporting for the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (now Bloomberg Industry Group). Mary has written extensively for The New York Times, and her work has appeared in publications such as Time, Newsweek, Fortune, and the Chicago Tribune. She’s won a Society of Professional Journalists award for outstanding reporting.

Articles by Mary Chapman

Video Series Informs About the Possible Role of Germs in Alzheimer’s

Addressing fundamental questions about the possibility that Alzheimer’s disease might be brought about by infections, Alzheimer’s Germ Quest has released a series of eight videos, each about one minute long. Alzheimer’s Germ Quest supports research into the prospective infectious quality of the disease the Alzheimer’s Association says affects…

Efforts to Mark World Alzheimer’s Day, Sept. 21, and Month Are Well Underway

Individuals and organizations internationally are marking World Alzheimer’s Day, Sept. 21, by focusing efforts on increasing awareness and challenging stigmas about Alzheimer’s, the most common form of dementia. For the seventh consecutive year, September is World Alzheimer’s Month. Every 68 seconds, someone somewhere develops the progressive disease that…