Director of Brain to Behavior program; Clinical Psychologist
Institute for Personal Development
Romeoville, Illinois – United States
Dr.Konopka AM, Ph.D., ECNS, BCN currently is the director of the Brain to Behavior program at the Institute of Personal Development (IPD). Dr. Konopka is internationally known. He attended the University of Illinois at Chicago, BS in biology, the University of Chicago MA, in biological and social psychology, Loyola University Medical Center PhD. in pharmacology. Postdoctoral training in neurobiology at the University of Vermont. He is a licensed Clinical Psychologist. He worked as a director of Clinical Neuroscience Section at Hines VA hospital and was a faculty member in the departments of Pharmacology, Neuroscience, and Psychiatry at the Loyola Stritch School of Medicine where he taught medical students, graduate students, and residents. His teaching and mentorship were acknowledged by two Educator of the year awards. In addition, he was a full professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology (CSPP).
He is a member and mentor for the international organization Collegium Internationale Neuro-Psychopharmacologicum (CINP), an organization promoting research in psychiatric disorders. Dr. Konopka is also the recipient of numerous private and federal grants. He has acted as a reviewer for grants from the National Science Foundation and the VA. He serves as a scientific reviewer for a number of international scientific journals. Currently, he is a member of the board of the directors in the International Board for Quantitative Electrophysiology and was an examiner for EEG board certification. He is board certified by BCIA in neuro-feedback and ECNS in clinical neurophysiology and qEEG.
Dr. Konopka has publications in peer-reviewed journals and scientific book chapters spanning the fields of cellular neurophysiology/anatomy, neuroeconomics, and neuropharmacology, to psychology, psychiatry, and neurology. He presents his work at the national and international scientific meetings.
Friday, November 8
12:45 PM – 2:00 PM