UNH Manchester Hosts N.H. Psychological Association Academic Conference, April 22

UNH Manchester Hosts N.H. Psychological Association Academic Conference, April 22

Speakers include neuropsychology consultant for Boston Bruins, former N.H. Chief Justice and N.H.'s Chief of Forensic Evaluations
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The University of New Hampshire at Manchester is excited to host this year's New Hampshire Psychological Association (NHPA) Academic Convention on Saturday, April 22. Bringing together psychology students and faculty from across the state, the event will feature expert speakers, workshops, research presentations, networking and the PsychCup trivia game.

NHPA launched its annual convention in 2009 to provide undergraduate students with a forum to present their research, learn about post-graduation opportunities and network with professionals in the field. To promote interaction and collaboration among psychology students, faculty and professionals, the convention is held at a different New Hampshire college each year.

NHPA's 2017 Academic Convention will take place at UNH Manchester on Saturday, April 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year's speakers include:

  • Aaron Nelson, Ph.D., chief of psychology and neuropsychology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, assistant professor at Harvard Medical School and neuropsychology consultant for the Boston Bruins
  • Hon. John Broderick, senior director for public affairs at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and former Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court
  • Shannon Bader, Ph.D., ABPP, chief of forensic evaluations for the state of New Hampshire

Check out the full agenda for the day below.

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8:30-9 a.m.                            Registration and poster set-up

9-9:15 a.m.                            Opening remarks

John Broderick is senior director of public affairs at Darmouth-Hitchcock and was the former dean of UNH School of Law and former Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court. An advocate for the Campaign to Change Direction New Hampshire, the first statewide effort to advance a national initiative to change the culture of mental health, Broderick will discuss the five signs of mental illness.

10:15-11:30 a.m.                Poster session

Aaron Nelson is chief of psychology and neuropsychology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, assistant professor at Harvard Medical School and neuropsychology consultant for the Boston Bruins. A board-certified clinical neuropsychologist, Nelson’s research interests include aging and memory, epilepsy and dementia.

12:30-1:15 p.m.                  Lunch and round-table discussions

Shannon Bader is a clinical psychologist board-certified in forensic psychology. Bader is the Chief of Forensic Evaluations for the State of New Hampshire, overseeing all pre-trial evaluations ordered by criminal court judges. Prior to coming to N.H., she worked in California’s largest forensic hospital, treating male patients committed as “not guilty by reason of insanity.”
New Hampshire colleges and universities are invited to enter teams in the PsychCup! Teams play to determine who can answer the most psychology-related trivia questions. Learn more here

4 p.m.                                     Awards presentation and closing remarks

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