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May 22, 2019
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Lecture: Alcohol, Genes, and the Brain: The Latest Science and Dispelling Myths
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science

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: jayne.aubele@state.nm.us            


For more information, contact Mary Ann Hatchitt at 505-681-4014 , mahatchitt@outlook.com

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