Joanne Knapp-Philo Ph.D. is a dedicated member of DAI with a strong commitment to amplifying the voices of people living with dementia.
Joanne's personal journey with dementia is shaped by her unique family history. She is the granddaughter of two women who were diagnosed, and her aunt has been living with dementia for over two decades. Joanne herself has been diagnosed with dementia for several years, offering her a profound understanding of the challenges individuals and families face on this journey.
Her dedication to this cause is fueled by her desire to be a voice for both those affected by dementia and the professionals who support them. Joanne's extensive professional background working with families of infants and toddlers with disabilities has equipped her with a compassionate and holistic approach to caregiving, making her an invaluable asset to the organization.