Jim Nantz is the Emmy Award-winning voice of CBS Sports and is marking his 26th year with the CBS Television Network.
He currently serves as the lead play-by-play announcer for THE NFL ON CBS, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship and Final Four, and the anchor of CBS's golf coverage, including the Masters and the PGA Championship.
01/09/13 Houston Chronicle-Nantz thanks donors
En route to Foxboro, Mass., where he will call the Texans-Patriots playoff game Sunday, CBS Sports announcer and University of Houston alumnus Jim Nantz stopped off Wednesday at Methodist Hospital for lunch with family and friends, including former first lady Barbara Bush, and to thank donors to the Nantz National Alzheimer Center at Methodist. Read News- PDF
12/27/2012 - The holidays are a time for families to come together -- a time to reunite with loved ones whom you may not have seen in months or even years. Read Entire News Article
Houston, TX - 10/15/2012 - Dr. Gustavo C. Roman, director of the Nantz National Alzheimer Center at the Methodist Neurological Institute in Houston, summed up decades of dementia-related research in a review paper in Alzheimer’s Disease and Associated Disorders. Roman said although more definitive research is needed, focusing on the following risk factors can go a long way to helping reduce the risk of vascular dementia and mixed dementia (the combination of vascular dementia and Alzheimer’s disease). By 2050, 11 to 16 million Americans will suffer some form of dementia.Read Entire News Article
Houston, TX - 5/9/2012 Bryan M. Spann, D.O., Ph.D., adds clinical leadership to Methodist’s Alzheimer’s program
Bryan M. Spann, D.O., Ph.D., a board-certified neurologist specializing in the clinical management of patients with cognitive disorders, has been named clinic director of the Methodist Neurological Institute’s Nantz National Alzheimer Center.
Spann most recently served as medical director of the Memory and Aging Center at the University of Southern California. As clinic director at Methodist, Spann joins a multidisciplinary team led by Dr. Gustavo C. Roman, director of the Nantz National Alzheimer Center. The team’s focus covers the spectrum of cognitive disorders and dementias.Read Entire News Article
February/March 2012 - Neurology Now, published by the American Academy of Neurology, is free for people with neurologic disorders and their families.”
Speaking of Alzheimer's: CBS Broadcaster Jim Nantz's famous voice has never been clearer | Print PDF
10/20/2011 Source: richeisen.nfl.com
Rich Eisen Podcast: Jim Nantz and Dennis Miller | Rich Eisen – NFL Network
Houston, TX - 9/19/2011 - Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, continues to be an ongoing battle for millions of Americans. With an estimated 5.4 million Americans living with the disease and an annual cost of $183 billion, Dr. Gustavo C. Roman, director of the Nantz National Alzheimer Center at the Methodist Neurological Institute, addresses some common misconceptions about this devastating disease.
Myth: Alzheimer's disease is preventable.
MEMORY DISORDERS - Summer 2011 Issue - Johns Hopkins Medicine
Alzheimer’s: A Caring Son Carries On The Battle
8/25/2011 abc13 - Houston
Alzheimer's strikes successful women's coach
7/5/2011 New York TimesCity Edition
In the Stroke Belt Erosion of Memory Is More Likely Too
6/21/2011 - Guideposts
Jim Nantz: My Father's Life Lessons
Long-time CBS sports announcer Jim Nantz talks about what he learned from his dad, the surprising reaction to his book Always By My Side, and the one critical thing you need to remember when a loved one is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.
Making a Difference
Nantz sets a new goal: to honor his father through Alzheimer's research support
Nantz National Alzheimer Center holds inaugural international symposium for Alzheimer’s disease
Houston, TX - 6/7/2011 - More than 190 Alzheimer's disease clinicians and researchers from around the world convened at The Methodist Hospital in Houston to hear about the most recent discoveries in the genetics of the disease, the use of novel diagnostic techniques and the possible options for prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's. Read More
05/2011 - Heart Insight, the American Heart Association’s Magazine
The Other Dementia
|3/31/2011 - "Live at the Final Four" celebrated the University of Houston Final Four basketball teams and coach Guy V. Lewis. Hosted by CBS Sports announcer Jim Nantz, proceeds from the star-studded event will benefit the Nantz National Alzheimer Center at The Methodist Hospital in Houston.|
1/21/2011 - CBS Early Show
Alzheimer's Center Named for Jim Nantz' Father
1/21/2011 - The New York Times
Inspired by Father, Nantz Takes Role in Alzheimer’s Research (login required)
1/20/2011 - Charlie Rose (PBS)
Jim Nantz Interview
CBS Sports Commentator Jim Nantz and The Methodist Hospital Launch Nantz National Alzheimer Center
Houston - 1/19/2011 - Emmy Award winning CBS Sports commentator Jim Nantz and The Methodist Hospital in Houston have created the Nantz National Alzheimer Center (NNAC), an all-inclusive center committed to accelerating the progress of cutting-edge Alzheimer’s research and treatment in hopes of one day finding a cure. The Center will provide an environment for comprehensive care of Alzheimer’s patients and their families. Read More
Director, Nantz National Alzheimer Center
Jack S. Blanton Distinguished Endowed Chair
Methodist Neurological Institute
Dr. Gustavo Román is the Jack S. Blanton Distinguished Endowed Chair and Director, Nantz National Alzheimer Center at The Methodist Neurological Institute in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Román was previously professor of neurology at the University of Texas Health Science Center’s School of Medicine in San Antonio, where he founded the UT Medicine Memory Disorders Clinic. Prior to UTHSC, he served as Chief of the Neuroepidemiology Branch at the National Institutes of Health, where he led a team in producing the currently used diagnostic criteria for research studies in vascular dementia.
His accomplishments have earned him numerous awards, including the Commendation Medal of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Román is a Fellow of the American Neurological Association, American Academy of Neurology (AAN), American College of Physicians and Royal Society of Medicine (London).
Dr. Román is vastly experienced in various aspects of neurology including neuroepidemiology, cognitive neurology and vascular dementia. Dr. Román has published extensively; and has more than 200 peer reviewed published articles, mainly in the field of dementia. He served as Editor-in-Chief of the journal Neuroepidemiology and is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of the Neurological Sciences. He is Elected Trustee of the World Federation of Neurology and has been appointed as Chair of the WFN Latin American Initiative.
Dr. Román is fluent in English, French and Spanish and has a large international patient population.