Laura Thornhill, Senior Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs at Alzheimer’s Association

Laura Thornhill is the Senior Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs, for the Alzheimer’s Association and the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement. She has served in this role since 2013, advancing policy for persons with dementia, caregivers, and health professionals through federal agencies like the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Food and Drug Administration. Prior to joining the Association, Laura influenced nursing policy issues, such as scope of practice and education, in AARP’s Public Policy Institute and at the American Academy of Nursing. A proud Midwesterner, she is a graduate of the University of Kansas and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law.