COMPLETED EVENTS FOR 2015
January Meeting: Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
Speaker: David Roalf, PhD, Research Associate, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry Section.
Topic: Within-individual Variability of Cognitive Performance in Health & Disease.
Time: 6:00-7:00pm (1 CE*)
Location: Philadelphia VA Medical Center, 3900 Woodland Ave., Room 7A141
1) To understand the utility and neural correlates of cognitive variability.
2) To understand the relevance of cognitive variability in normal development and brain disorders.
February Meeting: Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
Speaker: Katya Rascovsky, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Topic: Cognitive and Behavioral Aspects of Frontotemporal Dementia.
March Meeting: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
Speaker: David Libon, PhD, Professor of Neurology at Drexel University College of Medicine
Topic: 2014 PNS Mentor Award Presentation/Lecture
Learning Objectives:1. Appreciate the use of person- centered statistics as a means to characterize AD/ VaD pts.
2. Note the phenotypic differences on neuropsychological tests in statistically- determined AD/ VaD groups.3. Understand the diagnostic implications regarding classifying AD/ VaD using person- centered statistics.