Provost’s Inaugural Lecture
Hard of Listening: Auditory Cortex Pathology in Schizophrenia

August 27, 2018

Scaife Hall, Lecture Room 6

Robert Sweet, MD will give the Provost’s Inaugural Lecture in the 2018-19 academic year to celebrate his appointment as the UPMC Endowed Professor in Psychiatric Neuroscience, which recognizes his many outstanding contributions and accomplishments to the field of medicine. Dr. Sweet’s research focuses on identifying neurobiologic mechanisms underlying the appearance of psychosis. His work has been recognized by multiple awards and honors, including the Research Award from the International Psychogeriatric Association and the Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. Dr. Sweet is also an extremely talented and generous teacher and mentor who directs the federally funded T32 “Training for Transformative Discovery in Psychiatry” program and co-directs the Department of Psychiatry’s Career and Research Development seminar for postdoctoral fellows.

A reception will immediately follow Dr. Sweet’s presentation.


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