Next week we have a special school seminar scheduled for Thursday 10th May at **4pm in room 302** of the psychology building. The seminar will be given by Greg Hinrichsen (biography below) and will be on "Interpersonal Psychotherapy in Depressed Older Adults". Please note that we will also have a seminar on Friday 11th May at 3pm by Professor Roger Remington on "Involuntary orienting: An examination of systems underlying attentional and oculomotor capture" (more details to follow).
BIO FOR GREG HINRICHSEN
Gregory A. Hinrichsen, PhD is the former director of psychology training at The Zucker Hillside Hospital, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System in New York. He is currently on the voluntary staff of Hillside Hospital, a consultant, and associate professor of psychiatry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. During 30 years in the field of aging, he has provided clinical services, conducted research, directed psychology internship and fellowship programs, and had leadership roles in state and professional organizations. He is past president of APA's Division 12, Section II (The Society of Clinical Geropsychology) and past chair of APA's Committee on Aging. Author of over sixty articles, his research work has addressed family issues in late-life depression, dementia, and first-episode schizophrenia; adaptation to medical problems; and geropsychological education. He has clinical expertise in the application of Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) to older adults. He consults on and conducts IPT workshops and seminars nationally and internationally. In September, Dr. Hinrichsen will begin a congressional fellowship sponsored by the American Psychological Association during which he will work in the office of a senator or congressman advising on public policy and aging issues.