Distinguished Lecturer Series

The UC Davis MIND Institute’s Distinguished Lecturer Series is now in its 20th season of public lectures by nationally and internationally-recognized researchers in neurodevelopmental disabilities. These monthly presentations are intended for both specialists and community members.

For more information about the Distinguished Lecturer Series, contact Dawn Lloyd at delloyd@ucdavis.edu.

Oct. 11, 2023, 4:30-6 P.M.

Leonard Abbeduto, Ph.D.Leonard Abbeduto, Ph.D.
UC Davis MIND Institute
Rethinking Treatment Studies in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities:
Insights from 12 Years at the MIND Institute

Nov. 8, 2023, 4:30-6 P.M.

Camille ProctorCamille Proctor
The Color of Autism Foundation
A Culturally Grounded Approach to Parent Training

Dec. 13, 2023, 4:30-6 P.M.

Jonathan Posner, M.D.Jonathan Posner, M.D.
Duke University
Navigating Maternal Mental Health: Antidepressants, Pregnancy, and Neurodevelopment

Feb. 21, 2024, 4:30-6 P.M.

Claudia Buss, Ph.D.Claudia Buss, Ph.D.
Charite - Universitatsmedizin Berlin / UC Irvine
How Maternal Stress Can Shape Fetal Brain Development

March 13, 2024, 4:30-6 P.M.

John Strang, Psy.D.John Strang, Psy.D.
Children's National Hospital
The Common Intersection of Gender Diversity and Autism: Listening to Autistic People About Gender

April 10, 2024, 4:30-6 P.M.

Shafali Jeste, M.D.Shafali Jeste, M.D.
Children's Hospital, Los Angeles
Baby Steps to Breakthroughs in Personalized Medicine for Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

May 8, 2024, 4:30-6 P.M.

Linda Pfiffner, Ph.D.Linda Pfiffner, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco
ADHD: Extending Evidence-Based Treatments From Clinics to Schools