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Tuesday, March 30 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm
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Emily C. Hobdy
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School of Psychology

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2021 School of Psychology Spring Colloquium Series: Lisa Barnes

Lisa Barnes, the Alla V. and Solomon Jesmer Professor of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine in the Department of Neurological Sciences at Rush University, speaks during the 2021 Spring Colloquium Series sponsored by the School of Psychology.

Topic: TBD

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About Lisa Barnes

Lisa L. Barnes, PhD, the Alla V. and Solomon Jesmer Professor of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, is a cognitive neuropsychologist in the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center. Her work is focused on the epidemiology of aging and racial differences in chronic diseases of aging. Dr. Barnes received her PhD in biopsychology from the University of Michigan and completed a 3-year NIH post-doctoral fellowship in cognitive neuroscience at the University of California, Davis. She is the Principal Investigator of three community-based cohort studies of older African Americans, and the Director of the Rush Center of Excellence on Disparities in HIV and Aging (CEDHA). Dr. Barnes is internationally recognized for her contributions to minority aging and minority health. She has published extensively on cognitive aging in older African Americans, and has received numerous awards and honors for her work in minority communities.



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