24th Annual Neuroscience Public Forum

Maintaining Brain Health across the Life Span

The 24th Annual Neuroscience Public Forum was held on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at the Cooley University Life Center from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The annual forum is free to the public and part of international “Brain Awareness Week”.  It is one of the largest, public neuroscience outreach events held in Houston, allowing hundreds of members of the Houston community to interact with scientists and clinicians as well as view demonstrations and displays related to brain function and health.

This year’s forum was titled Maintaining Brain Health across the Life Span.

2019 panel of UTHealth experts

Moderator
Thomas D. Meyer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Director, Psychological Intervention & Research Program On Mood Spectrum Disorders
Co-Director, The UTHealth Brain Collection For Research In Psychiatric Disorders
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Panelists
Jennifer Beauchamp, Ph.D., RN
Nancy B. Willerson Distinguished Professorship
Associate Professor, Department of Research
Director of the UTHealth Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (CCTS) Biobank, Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth
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Summer Ott, Psy.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Director of Concussion Program, Memorial Hermann Ironman Sports Medicine Institute
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Joy Schmitz, Ph.D.
Louis A. Faillace, M.D. Professor
Director, Center For Neurobehavioral Research on Addictions
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Paul Schulz, M.D.
Professor
Director, Dementia and Memory Disorders
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