Scanlan Center for School Mental Health
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School Mental Health National Expert Talk

May 9, 2024
12:00-1:00 pm CST
Learning and Training Opportunity
Professional Development
Special Event


Elizabeth Hoffman, Ph.D.
Elizabeth Hoffman, Ph.D., Associate Director, ABCD Project | National Institute on Drug Abuse

Event Details

Researchers, graduate students, faculty, K-12 administrators, educators, and youth-serving professionals interested in school mental health are invited to join us for this special presentation.

During this 1-hour presentation, school mental health expert Dr. Elizabeth Hoffman will discuss positive and negative associations of screen use for pre-teens.

Are you local to Iowa City?

If you are located in Iowa City, you are welcome to join us for a free lunch in N110 Lindquist Center (Room N116 – TLC PDA), University of Iowa College of Education. 

This program, co-sponsored by the Grants and Research Services Center, is designed for faculty, staff, graduate students, and professionals interested in school mental health research. Please bring your own beverage.

Registration is required for both the Zoom and the in-person lunch options. RSVP by May 3rd.

Dr. Elizabeth Hoffman Bio

Dr. Hoffman joined the Division of Extramural Research (DER) at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in 2016 as Scientific Program Manager for the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study. Prior to joining the ABCD team, Dr. Hoffman conducted functional MRI research on face perception in the Intramural Program at NIMH, taught psychology and cognitive neuroscience at a number of institutions, and advocated for science and health policy priorities in the U.S. Senate and at the American Psychological Association. Dr. Hoffman holds a Ph.D. in cognitive neuropsychology from George Washington University.