Michelle Braun, PhD, ABPPAscension All Saints Hospital,
1. Discuss top strategies to maximize cognitive health and minimize memory impairment in normal aging, and tips to maximize engagement in health-promoting behaviors.
2. Summarize scientifically-backed interventions to slow the potential progression of mild cognitive impairment.
3. Identify the top strategies to slow the rate of cognitive decline in Alzheimer's.
Dr. Braun earned her undergraduate degree in Cello Performance and Psychology from Carroll College (now Carroll University) in Waukesha, WI, and a Master of Science and PhD in Clinical Psychology with a minor in Neuroscience from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dr. Braun completed her internship at Yale University School of Medicine, and postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School/Boston VA Healthcare System. She returned to Boston as an Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and Assistant Director of Inpatient Mental Health at the Boston VA. Dr. Braun has worked for 15 years as a clinical neuropsychologist in departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry in hospitals and academia. She serves as an Examiner for the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology, and is a previous board member of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, where she chaired the Practice and Public Policy Committee. She is also a previous member of the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Psychological Association.
Dr. Braun was honored to be selected as a ‘40 Under 40’ award winner by the Milwaukee Business Journal in 2013. She was also thrilled to receive the Practitioner of the Year Award from the Alzheimer’s Association, the Runkel Award in Psychology from Carroll University, and the Early Career Award from the Milwaukee Area Psychological Association, among others. Her debut book, High-Octane Brain: 5 Science-Based Steps to Sharpen Your Memory and Reduce Your Risk of Alzheimer's is an Amazon bestseller, and received a starred review from the Library Journal.
This continuing education event meets the requirements for 2.0 hours of Continuing Education credit in Psychology as outlined in the Washington State Licensing Law for Psychologists.
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