PRagmatic EValuation of evENTs And Benefits of Lipid- lowering in oldEr adults (PREVENTABLE)

Study Website

Coordinating Center: Duke Clinical Research

Study PI(s): Karen Alexander, Duke University

Purpose:The goal of this project is to learn whether statins (medication commonly used for lowering cholesterol) are also able to prevent dementia and other disabilities in older adults without cardiovascular disease.

Study Design: Pragmatic Study

PCORNET Partners:

  • Capricorn
  • Greater Plains Collaborative
  • Insight
  • One Florida
  • Reachnet
  • STAR

PaTH Partners:

  • University of Pittsburgh/UPMC (Daniel Forman and Aryan Ayers, Site Co-PIs)
  • Ohio State University/Wexner Medical Center (Phillip Brinkley, Site PI)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Dan Ford, Site PI)

Sponsor: National Institute of Health

Coordinating Center:

Fact Sheet Link:

How to Participate: Contact us at

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