East Hanover, New Jersey – United States
Dr. Weber is a Research Scientist in the Traumatic Brain Injury Laboratory at Kessler Foundation. Her research program involves the exploration of cognitive, biological, and behavioral mechanisms to improve everyday life in individuals with neurological disease, including traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury, with previous extensive work in HIV infection. She has been PI of a NRSA F31 Fellowship which examined the novel application of an encoding paradigm to improve prospective memory in HIV-infected methamphetamine users, and has also been funded by NIDILRR (Switzer Research Fellowship) to apply these techniques in TBI. Additionally, she is also currently PI of two studies funded by the New Jersey Commission on Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Research, which both seek to improve diagnosis and treatment of cognitive impairment in traumatic injuries of the nervous system. She has published 44 peer-reviewed papers, 6 book chapters, and 60 conference posters and oral presentations. Dr. Weber is the recipient of the American Psychological Foundation’s Benton-Meier Award for 2013, and has received numerous awards in the areas of neuropsychology, assessment, rehabilitation, and HIV/substance use.
Tuesday, November 5
12:45 PM – 2:00 PM