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.
Date & Time. September 20, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location. UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital Auditorium
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The entirety of this program will be a lecture by the speaker(s). All individuals able to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients. Registration is not required for this event. This event is free and there will be no refunds. The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.
Continuing Education Credit. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded .15 continuing education units (CEUs), which are equal to 1.5 contact hours. In accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education requirements on disclosure, information about relationships of presenters with commercial interests (if any) will be included in materials which will be distributed at the time of the conference. WPH is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. WPH maintains responsibility for this program and its contents. This program is being offered for 1.5 continuing education credits.
The indicated number of clock hours of continuing education is provided through UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital’s Office of Educational Resources and Planning, a PA-approved provider of social work continuing education in accordance with all the applicable educational and professional standards of the Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapist. These clock hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW, LPC and LMFT renewal. For more information, call (412) 204-9085.