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Health Benefits of Companion Animals; Dogs in Educational Settings and RCT Results - Virtual Frontiers of BrainHealth Lecture

Health Benefits of Companion Animals: Dogs in Educational Settings and RCT Results

The Center for BrainHealth invites scientists to share their scientific study with students and other researchers at the BrainHealth Frontiers Lunch Lectures. The lectures are heavily science focused and are not intended for a lay audience. 

Friday, 10/30/2020 at noon

Registration is free.  Register now. You will be emailed a link to join the virtual event.

Nancy Gee, PhD
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Dr. Gee is the Bill Balaban Chair in Human-Animal Interaction, Professor of Psychiatry & Director of the Center for Human-Animal Interaction at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Her primary research focus has examined the fundamental question of how and under what circumstances the presence or involvement of a companion animal may impact cognitive functioning in humans across their developmental lifespan. Additionally, Dr. Gee's work has examined how language learning impacts memory performance, both implicitly and explicitly.


Friday, October 30, 2020 at 12:00pm to 1:15pm

Virtual Event

Persons with disabilities may submit a request for accommodations to participate in this event at UT Dallas' ADA website. You may also call (972) 883-5331 for assistance or send an email to All requests should be received no later than 2 business days prior to the event.

Event Type

Lectures & Workshops

Target Audience

Undergraduate Students, Faculty & Staff, General Public, Prospective Students, Graduate Students


Science & Technology, Research


psychiatry, Companion Animal, Human-Animal Interaction

Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Center for BrainHealth
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