Women4Women - July 22
Speaker: Dr. Lori Cook, Director of Clinical Research, UT Dallas Center for Brain Health
Brain science in recent years has revealed much about how to best fuel the brain to optimize our brain health and performance by how we engage it every day. In our current age of information overload, it has become particularly important to be strategic in the ways we take in information and direct our mental energy. Learn some actionable tips and takeaways based on the latest in the science of brain health and performance, including tactics to improve focus, boost mental energy, and spur your innovation. Put your best brain forward!
About the speaker
Lori Cook, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Director of Clinical Research, Center for BrainHealth
Senior Clinician, Brain Performance Institute
Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Dr. Lori Cook currently serves as the Director of Clinical Research for the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas. A licensed speech-language pathologist, she is also a senior clinician for the Center’s translational Brain Performance Institute as well as an adjunct assistant professor for UTD’s School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences. Her specific research involvement includes investigating the long-term recovery of youth after brain injury, including recent work in monitoring and remediating persistent effects of concussion in youth athletes. Bringing over a decade of research experience developing, testing, and implementing cognitive assessment and training protocols, Dr. Cook is passionate about translating cutting-edge research discoveries into practical applications to empower and equip learners of all ages and levels to reach their highest brain potential.