Wednesday, March 10, 2004
SU Presents Course on Alzheimer's April 30
SALISBURY, MD---The Salisbury University Psychology Department and Center for Professional Development present the course “Alzheimer’s and Diseases of the Elderly” 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, April 30, in the Montgomery Room of the Commons. Dr. Ronald Killiany, a research associate at the Harvard School of Medicine, conducts the course. Dr. Killiany is also a Massachusetts-based psychologist and healthcare provider, assistant professor at the Boston University School of Medicine and instructor at Northeastern University. He is an ad-hoc reviewer for the editorial boards of several journals including Neuroscience, Neurobiology of Aging and Annals of Neurology, and has researched age-related changes of cognition in health and disease as well as neurobiological consequences of hypertension and age. Topics covered in the course include: History of brain-behavior relationship Neuroanatomy Cognitive functions Neuropsychology of aging and dementia Use of imaging in studies of normal aging and dementia Six continuing education credits are awarded for the course. The cost is $95 per person, including breakfast and lunch. To register or for more information contact Carol Brady at 410-548-4481 or firstname.lastname@example.org.