Associate Dean of Science , Carleton University
Presenting on: Tuesday October 26, 2021
Session Title: The Neuroscience of Trauma, Addiction, and Recovery.
Session Description: Dr. Hellemans will discuss the neurobiology of trauma and addictions, and recovery from same.
Speaker Biography: Dr. Kim Hellemans is a professor in Neuroscience and Associate Dean of Science at Carleton University. Her current research is focused on student mental health, with a focus on how current life stressors, cannabis use, and social media among university students relate to mental health and academic outcomes. She is passionate about knowledge translation and knowledge mobilization and has created several freely available animations on the topic of neuroscience, addiction, and stigma. She is also the co-host of the award-winning podcast “Minding the Brain”.