Jalayne Arias, JD, MA
2017 Hellman Fellow
Assistant Professor, UCSF Neurology, Memory and Aging Center
Project Title: Financial, Legal, and Social Decision-Making Post Early Age-of-Onset Alzheimer’s diagnosis
Jalayne J. Arias, JD, MA is an Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Francisco in the Memory and Aging Center, Department of Neurology and an Atlantic Fellow at the Global Brain Health Institute. Ms. Arias’ research examines the legal and ethical challenges in Alzheimer’s and dementia. Ms. Arias integrates empirical legal, qualitative, and health services research methods to better understand the legal and ethical risks of diagnostic and risk information for neurodegenerative conditions. She is the principal investigator for two ongoing studies: Legal, Ethical, & Social Analysis of Preclinical Biomarker Tests in AD (Alzheimer’s Association) and Financial, Legal, and Social Decision-Making Post Early Age-of-Onset Alzheimer’s diagnosis (Hellman Fellows Program). Ms. Arias received her Juris Doctor degree from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law (ASU) and completed the Cleveland Fellowship in Advanced Bioethics at the Cleveland Clinic.