Presentation by Researchers from UBC and SIU: Research Studies on the Arrowsmith Program

This event involves presentations by three researchers currently investigating the Arrowsmith Program. Dr. Greg Rose from Southern Illinois University, and Drs. Lara Boyd and Rachel Weber, both from University of British Columbia.

This event is free and open to the public. All who are interested in learning more about the Arrowsmith Program are encouraged to attend.

Date: Thursday, February 21st, 2019
Time: 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Venue: W New York – Times Square, 1567 Broadway, New York City, NY
Presentation room: Studio 1,2,3

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Arrowsmith Program will live stream AND record the presentation and make this available on our website as soon as possible after the event. 

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About the Presenters

Dr. Gregory Rose
Gregory M. Rose (Ph.D. in Psychology, University of California at Irvine, 1980) is a Professor with appointments in the Departments of Anatomy and Physiology at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. His research area is Neuroscience, where he has long focused on understanding mechanisms of synaptic plasticity, learning, and age-related memory impairments. He has over 125 refereed publications in scientific journals as well as numerous invited book chapters, and over the years has received millions of dollars from national funding agencies to support his scientific studies.

Dr. Lara Boyd
Dr. Lara Boyd is a Neuroscientist and Physical Therapist at the University of British Columbia. She is a professor and has held a Canada Research Chair, received a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Career Scientist award and been a Peter Wall Scholar. Dr. Boyd directs the Brain Behaviour Lab at the University of British Columbia. Her work is centered on answering the question of what limits, and what facilitates, stroke recovery. Dr. Boyd also serves as the Health Research Advisor to the Vice President for Research and is the university’s delegate to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

Dr. Rachel Weber
Dr. Rachel Weber is a tenure-track Instructor in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia, where she directs the BC School and Applied Child Psychology Predoctoral Internship Program and the PRTC Neuropsychological Assessment Clinic. Dr. Weber is a leader in the training of school and applied child psychologists in BC at the Master’s and doctoral level. Dr. Weber’s research interests pertain broadly to culturally and neuro-diverse populations, including children and youth who are multilingual, who experience learning challenges, who have sustained concussion, and who have survived pediatric cancer. She is currently working on projects that examine the outcomes of cognitive intervention, evaluate neurocognitive function in students with visual impairments, and observe the benefits of participation in opera training. She is also developing academic and mental health supports for postsecondary students with disabilities at UBC.