FSU-TMH Symposium on the Developing Mind

Friday, April 8, 2016

The Florida State University Center for Brain Repair and Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare Foundation are hosting a continuing education conference of interest to volunteer guardians ad litem and staff.

Join them on Friday, April 8, 2016 from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM for a Symposium on the Developing Mind.

This three-hour event will feature lunch, six brief talks, a keynote address and panel discussion.

  • 11:30 AM Registration and Lunch
  • 12:15 PM Gregg Stanwood, PhD, Associate Director of the FSU Center for Brain Repair and Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences
  • 12:20 PM Gary Ostrander, PhD, Vice President for Research for Florida State University
  • 12:25 PM Loranne Ausley, JD
  • 12:35 PM Amy Wetherby, PhD, Director of the FSU Autism Institute, Distinguished Research Professor of Clinical Sciences and Laurel Schendel Professor of Communication Disorders
  • 12:45 PM Pradeep Bhide, PhD, Director of the Center for Brain Repair at FSU and Jim and Betty Ann Rodgers Eminent Scholar Chair of Developmental Neuroscience
  • 1:00 PM Keynote: "Out of the Past: Old Exposures, Heritable Effects and Emerging Concepts for Autism Research" by Jill Escher, PhD, Founder of the Escher Fund for Autism and President of the Autism Society San Francisco Bay Area
  • 1:45 PM Panel Discussion, Moderated by Dr. Stanwood
  • 2:00 PM John Fogarty, MD, Dean of FSU College of Medicine

Participants may two-and-a-quarter (2.25) hours of continuing education credit. Afterward, report your hours quickly and easily using our eForm.

The symposium, lunch and parking are all free. You can download a print flyer, register online and submit questions to the event contact below.

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First Published April 2, 2016