Department members to be featured at American Psychological Association's 2022 convention

By Nicholas Roznovsky


The American Psychological Association's 2022 Annual Convention will be held later this week, featuring a mixture of virtual sessions and in-person events in Minneapolis.

The 2022 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association (APA) will be held Thursday, August 4 – Saturday, August 6, 2022, featuring in-person presentations at the Minneapolis Convention Center, as well as virtual poster sessions online. A number of current and former UCSF faculty members and trainees will be represented, including the following scheduled to contribute at one or more sessions in person or virtually:

Thursday, August 4

Friday, August 5

  • Karen Froming, PhD (presenter)Mental Health Needs and Recommendations in Humanitarian Crisis Settings: Frontline Lessons Learned: Gender and Symptom Presentation Among Victims of Sexual Trauma in the Central African Republic (Session 2136, 10:00–10:50 a.m. CDT, Level 1, Room 102C)
  • Melissa Hagan, PhD (co-author) - Mental Health Service Use and Family Immigration Stress Impact on College Students (Session 2146, 11:00–11:50 a.m. CDT, Level 1, Exhibit Halls BCD)

Saturday, August 6

  • Katrina Roundfield, PhD (presenter) - After the Transition: What I Did and Didn't Expect in the Health Technology Industry: What to Expect When Working in Industry (Session 3022, 8:00–8:50 a.m. CDT, Level 2, Room 202AB

Schedule information provided by the American Psychological Association. Events taking place in Minneapolis are listed using Central Daylight Time (CDT). Events taking place virtually are listed using Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).  Presenters and presentations are subject to change without prior notice.

About UCSF Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

The UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute are among the nation's foremost resources in the fields of child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric mental health. Together they constitute one of the largest departments in the UCSF School of Medicine and the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences, with a mission focused on research (basic, translational, clinical), teaching, patient care, and public service.

UCSF Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences conducts its clinical, educational, and research efforts at a variety of locations in Northern California, including the UCSF Nancy Friend Pritzker Psychiatry BuildingUCSF Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital; UCSF Medical Centers at Parnassus Heights, Mission Bay, and Mount Zion; UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals in San Francisco and Oakland; Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center; the San Francisco VA Health Care System; UCSF Fresno; and numerous community-based sites around the San Francisco Bay Area.

About the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

The UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences, established by the extraordinary generosity of Joan and Sanford I. "Sandy" Weill, brings together world-class researchers with top-ranked physicians to solve some of the most complex challenges in the human brain.

The UCSF Weill Institute leverages UCSF’s unrivaled bench-to-bedside excellence in the neurosciences. It unites three UCSF departments—Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Neurology, and Neurological Surgery—that are highly esteemed for both patient care and research, as well as the Neuroscience Graduate Program, a cross-disciplinary alliance of nearly 100 UCSF faculty members from 15 basic-science departments, as well as the UCSF Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases, a multidisciplinary research center focused on finding effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia, Parkinson’s disease, and other neurodegenerative disorders.

About UCSF

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is exclusively focused on the health sciences and is dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. UCSF Health, which serves as UCSF’s primary academic medical center, includes top-ranked specialty hospitals and other clinical programs, and has affiliations throughout the Bay Area.