Ann Easterbrooks PhD, professor in the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University, will present her talk "Risk and Resilience in Applied Developmental Science: Narrowing the Gap Between Research and Practice."
Robyne Renée Rivers
Post-Doctoral Fellow, CCPH, UMass Amherst
Smaller informal discussion about maintaining mental health as a graduate student of color and supporting undergraduate students of color, open to all UMass graduate students.
Nancy Donovan MD, Chief of the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Associate Researcher of Massachusetts General Hospital, and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, will be presenting on recent findings of Emotional and Social Function in Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease
Linda Silka PhD, professor at the University Maine's School of Econoimcs, will present a talk titled Complex Problems, Complex Solutions: Opportunities for Social Psychology
Dr Silka’s research focuses on building community-university research partnerships. Dr Silka’s talk will be about a broad range of transdisciplinary research she has been doing to coordinate where social psychologists are needed and bring great strength to the increasingly important focus on solutions.
Martha Ann Bell PhD, professor at Virgina Tech's Psychology Department, will speak about using developmental cognitive neuroscience and physiological approaches (EEG, ECG) to studying changes in brain-behavior relations and cognition-emotion integration during infancy and early childhood; executive function and emotion regulation.
A round-table discussion between faculty, staff and students surrounding topics of justice and equity, including ways to support students and peers at all levels of academia. Open to all UMass PBS faculty,
staff and students.