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2017 EPA Convention
March 16–19, 2017 | Boston Park Plaza and Towers | Boston, MA

Psi Chi Distinguished Lecture

Psychological Aspects of Long-Duration Space Missions

Major topic areas will include (a) On-Orbit Psychological and Interpersonal Stressors, (b) Psychiatric Issues in Space, (c) Psychological and Interpersonal Issues in Space, (d) Positive Effects of Being in Space, (e) What About a Mars Expedition? 

Nick Kanas, MD
University of California, San Francisco


THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017

Psi Chi Distinguished Lecture
Psychological Aspects of Long-Duration Space Missions
6:307:50 p.m., Georgian
Chair: Deborah Harris-O'Brien (Psi Chi Eastern Regional Vice-President; Trinity Washington University)
Speaker: Nick Kanas (Professor Emeritus, University of California, San Francisco)

FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017

Undergraduate Research Posters I
8:009:20 a.m., Grand Ballroom

Psi Chi Workshop
EPA 101: Getting the Most Out of Your Conference Attendance
9:3010:20 a.m., Hancock
Chair: Vincent Prohaska (Lehman College, CUNY)

Psi Chi Workshop
What Is It Like Working in Industry?
12:301:50 p.m., Stuart
Chair: Ron Shapiro (Independent Consultant)
Presenter: Cynthia M. Roebuck (University of Illinois at Chicago)

Psi Chi Workshop
Finding Fit: A Strategic Approach to Apply to Graduate Programs
2:003:20 p.m., Hancock
Chair: Daniel Michalski (American Psychological Association)
Presenter: Garth Fowler (American Psychological Association)

Psi Chi Chapter Leadership Exchange
5:006:20 p.m., Hancock
Chair: Deborah Harris-O'Brien (Psi Chi Eastern Regional Vice-President; Trinity Washington University)
Presenter: Elizabeth Campbell (Whitworth University)

SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017

Undergraduate Research Posters II
8:009:20 a.m., Grand Ballroom

Psi Chi Workshop
Get the FAQ! Psi Chi Faculty Advisor Questions Answered
9:3010:50 a.m., Hancock
Chair: Elizabeth Campbell (Whitworth University)
Presenters: Megan Fox (Whitworth University) and Marianne Fallon (Central Connecticut State University)

Psi Chi Poster Session
9:3010:50 a.m., Grand Ballroom

Psi Chi Workshop
Preparing for Graduate School in Psychology: Mini-Workshops I
12:301:50 p.m., Terrace
Chair: John C. Norcross (University of Scranton)
Presenters: John C. Norcross (University of Scranton), Susan Krauss-Whitbourne (University of Massachusetts), Carlos Escoto (Eastern Connecticut State University)

Psi Chi Workshop
Applying to Graduate School in Psychology: Mini-Workshops II
2:003:20 p.m., Terrace
Chair: John C. Norcross (University of Scranton)
Presenters: John C. Norcross and Thomas P. Hogan (University of Scranton), and Susan Krauss-Whitbourne (University of Massachusetts)

Psi Chi Awards Ceremony and Reception
3:304:50 p.m., Terrace
Chair: Deborah Harris-O'Brien (Psi Chi Eastern Regional Vice-President; Trinity Washington University)
Awards will be presented to regional research grant winners. Travel grant winners will also be recognized.



 

 

Deborah Harris-O'Brien, PhD
Trinity Washington University
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STEERING COMMITTEE
Richard Harnish, PhD
Penn State, Kensington

Ebony Iyanna Abraham
University of Maryland,
Baltimore County

Natasha Otto, PhD
Morgan State University, MD

Maria Parmley, PhD
Assumption College (MA)

Natasha Segool, PhD
University of Hartford (CT)

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