Women in Leadership Speaker Series: Lisa Weyandt, M.S.’87, Ph.D.’91
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Lisa Weyandt, M.S.’87, Ph.D.’91 is the director of the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program at URI and a professor of psychology. She is recognized internationally and nationally as an expert on the assessment and treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). She is well known for her work investigating the efficacy of prescription stimulants in the treatment of ADHD and the misuse of these medications among college students in the U.S. and Europe.
Professor Weyandt has published numerous articles covering an array of clinical neuroscience topics, has presented at regional, national, and international conferences, and has published five books pertaining to clinical neuroscience and/or ADHD. She is also a licensed psychologist and treats patients with a variety of mental health conditions. She is the recipient of several awards, including the Keith Conners Journal of Attention Disorders Award for Scholarly Excellence in ADHD Research, the Penn State Alumni Recognition Award, and the URI Advanced Career Faculty Research Excellence Award.
About the Women in Leadership Series
The Women in Leadership Speaker Series showcases the inspiring careers of highly successful and influential women and provides the opportunity to share their knowledge and experiences with students and alumni. The series is made possible by the URIFAE and the Women’s Leadership Council.
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