Dr. Ouida Collins research interest is focused on generational care. This includes care of the patient and the family caregiver. Currently, she serves as Co-Chair for a collaboration between the Alzheimer’s Association and the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church. Through this partnership plus community engagement, their goal is to increase awareness and early detection of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia. They will accomplish this goal through research involvement and advocacy. In addition, she is passionate about food, cooking, and ways to improve one’s diet as a means to prevent and control disease. Dr. Collins is grateful to be able to combine her interest in the Culinary Medicine Course.