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Special Guest Lecture November 6, 2013, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm WPIC Auditorium

Theories of Emotion:
From Discrete to Dimensional Models

Jonathan Posner, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Columbia University

After obtaining his medical degree from the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Dr.  Posner completed his training in adult psychiatry at Columbia University and training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Oregon Health & Science University.  Dr. Posner is currently an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University, where he conducts research, teaches, and supervises psychiatry residents.  Dr. Posner is using magnetic resonance imaging techniques to examine the neural circuits that underlie attentional and emotional regulation in separate studies of individuals diagnosed with depression and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Sponsored by the Department of Psychiatry

For more information regarding thls lecture, please contact Lisa Murphree at murphreea@upmc.edu.