noon - 1 p.m. Location: International Reception Hall, Center for BrainHealth
The Center for BrainHealth invites scientists to share their scientific study with students and other researchers at the BrainHealth Frontiers Lunch Lectures. The lectures are heavily science focused and are not intended for a lay audience. This lecture will be held at the Brain Performance Institute - The Ellipse, 2200 West Mockingbird Lane.
Friday, 11/9/2018 at noon
Mark B. Powers, PhD
Director of Trauma Research, Baylor University Medical Center
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, The University of Texas at Austin
Editor-in-Chief, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
Topic is Recent Advancements in the Treatment & Prevention of PTSD
Mark B. Powers, PhD, is the Director of Trauma Research at Baylor Scott & White Health running federally funded projects at two Level 1 Trauma Centers including Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas and Scott & White Medical Center – Temple. He is also conducting research on pain reduction and virtual reality at the Level I Trauma Center in Austin (Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas). Dr. Powers will describe the literature on nature, causes, treatment, and prevention of PTSD. In addition, he will describe the history of research on what PTSD is, factors that maintain the disorder, and the current innovative methods and technologies to augment empirically supported interventions for PTSD.
Lunch Available at 11:45am lecture from 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Registration is free, but is required - Register for this event
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