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20 Sep
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Lectures, Symposia, Etc.

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https://psychiatry.pitt.edu/events/wh...

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Department of Psychiatry
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Whatever Happened to HAD? 30 Years Tracking the Demise of a Neuropsychiatric Syndrome

Our Meet the PI series features the work of our talented faculty who are conducting innovative research in a wide array of scientific and clinical areas. On September 20th we welcome James Becker, PhD, ABPP/ABCN as our featured speaker in this series.

Dr. Becker is Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and an expert in the interaction between neurodegenerative conditions and the normal medical consequences of aging. After his doctoral training at Johns Hopkins University, he completed an individual National Research Service Award Post-doctoral Fellowship under the mentorship of Nelson Butters, PhD, at the Boston VA Medical Center. In 1984 Dr. Becker accepted a faculty appointment at the University of Pittsburgh and began his research with the Alzheimer’s Research Program that later developed into the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. He has also been part of the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study for the past 33 years. 

For More Information. Please contact Frances Patrick at patrickfm@upmc.edu.

Friday, September 20 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium 3811 O'Hara St., Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Whatever Happened to HAD? 30 Years Tracking the Demise of a Neuropsychiatric Syndrome

Our Meet the PI series features the work of our talented faculty who are conducting innovative research in a wide array of scientific and clinical areas. On September 20th we welcome James Becker, PhD, ABPP/ABCN as our featured speaker in this series.

Dr. Becker is Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and an expert in the interaction between neurodegenerative conditions and the normal medical consequences of aging. After his doctoral training at Johns Hopkins University, he completed an individual National Research Service Award Post-doctoral Fellowship under the mentorship of Nelson Butters, PhD, at the Boston VA Medical Center. In 1984 Dr. Becker accepted a faculty appointment at the University of Pittsburgh and began his research with the Alzheimer’s Research Program that later developed into the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. He has also been part of the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study for the past 33 years. 

For More Information. Please contact Frances Patrick at patrickfm@upmc.edu.

Friday, September 20 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium 3811 O'Hara St., Pittsburgh, PA 15213

University Unit
Department of Psychiatry

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