2014 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Neuropsychology Group
The purpose of this annual conference is to provide updated information on various clinically-relevant neuropsychological topics . This year’s program includes two keynote speakers, and three additional presentations by featured speakers. Topics will include genetic risk factors and neuroimaging correlates in healthy aging, neuroimaging correlates of cognitive functioning in adolescents with history of preterm birth, impact of homelessness and socioeconomic stressors on cognition in adolescence, identification and treatment of somatoform disorders, and advocacy in neuropsychology. Other highlights include a presentation by the student Charles Matthews Award winner, poster displays, our brief annual business meeting, and a banquet following the meeting. A listing of speakers and general topic areas are included below.
The Medical College of Wisconsin is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Medical College of Wisconsin maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
This activity contains content or processes that may be potentially stressful.
This activity has been approved for 5.75 credits.
Please note there is a $1.00 processing fee for electronic processing and maintenance of credits claimed.
This activity is intended for academic and private-practice psychologists, neuropsychologists, and neuroscientists. Graduate-level trainees, fellows and students are also invited.
- Understand risk factors and functional imaging correlates of cognitive functions in aging and early childhood
- Develop competence in recognizing, assessing and treating somatoform disorders
- Understand the impact of socioeconomic status and psychosocial stress on executive functioning in adolescents
- Develop understanding of how to effectively advocate for neuropsychology in the context of the changing healthcare landscape
Activity Director - Jennifer Koop, PhD
Steve Rao, PhD
Kathleen Thomas, PhD
Scott Hunter, PhD
Greg Lamberty, PhD, ABPP-CN
Michelle Braun, PhD, ABPP-CN
All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial interests to disclose.
- 5.75 APAAPA credit.