Alcohol, Genes, and the Brain: The Latest Science and Dispelling Myths
Katie Witkiewitz, Ph.D. UNM Department of Psychology
May 22, 2019, • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Join Dr. Witkiewitz for an overview of the latest science on why humans tend to enjoy alcohol, its effects on the brain and prevention and treatment options for alcohol use disorder. Dr. Witkiewitz is a Regents’ Professor of Psychology at the University of New Mexico. Dr. Witkiewitz has written 5 books, is a licensed clinical psychologist, and has worked extensively on the development of interventions to treat addiction.
Each lecture is held in the DynaTheater and costs: $8 nonmembers, $7 members, $5 students. Preregistration is encouraged or tickets can be purchased at the door the evening of the event (if seats are available). Go to www.NMnaturalhistory.org. Questions: email@example.com