George Vradenburg is the Chairman and Co-Founder of UsAgainstAlzheimer’s (UsA2), a disruptive and catalytic force committed to stopping Alzheimer’s by 2020. The UsA2 platform seeks to escalate the fight against Alzheimer’s through a broad range of powerful voices from various walks of life.
UsA2 serves as the convener of the only industry coalition dedicated to stopping Alzheimer’s — the Global CEO Initiative (CEOi) on Alzheimer’s – as well as the co-convener of a 90+ member coalition of the Alzheimer’s-serving community — Leaders Engaged on Alzheimer’s Disease.
As a result of his UsA2 work, George was appointed to the World Dementia Council by Prime Minister David Cameron in March, 2014.
In 2011, the United States Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services named George to serve on the National Alzheimer’s Advisory Council on Research, Care and Services for the first-of-its-kind National Alzheimer’s Strategic Plan.
In 2013 George was appointed by Congress to the Long Term Care Commission charged with devising a comprehensive long term support and services plan for the United States.
Among other efforts, George has testified twice before the U.S. Congress regarding the Global Alzheimer’s pandemic; conceived and supported the Alzheimer’s Study Group; and, through the Vradenburg Foundation, has supported the Alzheimer’s Disease International World Alzheimer’s Reports and the National Institute of Health’s Global Alzheimer’s Research Summit.
George is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Economic Club of Washington.
George received his B.A. from Oberlin College, magna cum laude, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and his J.D. from Harvard Law School, cum laude.