Annual General Meeting and Continuing Competency Presentation: May 24, 2018 6:00pm – 8:30pm

Please mark your calendars with the date of the upcoming AGM and Continuing Competency Presentation on May 24th, 2018 from 6:00pm – 8:30pm  Please review the Chronicle for details and about the location and information for linking in to the AGM and the Continuing Competency Presentation.

The Board is delighted to have Dr. Brenda Kosaka, R.Psych., deliver the AGM Continuing Competency presentation at the upcoming AGM. Dr. Kosaka will review some of the cognitive changes that occur as we get older. She will present a few cases where she has assessed a professional’s ability to return to work and will also discuss what the aging psychologist may need to consider.

About the Presenter:

Dr. Brenda Kosaka is the full-time psychologist at the BC Neuropsychiatry Program at UBC Hospital. She does neuropsychological and psychological assessments on both neurological and psychiatric patients. In her private practice, she does independent medical evaluations and consultations for rehab after brain injury and other medical conditions, including the assessment of professionals such as physicians and lawyers.

She previously worked with the Epilepsy Program at VGH doing pre-surgical neuropsychological assessments and Wada testing on patients prior to brain surgery.

Dr. Kosaka’s  background and training in neuropsychology includes an undergraduate degree from the University of Lethbridge with Dr. Bryan Kolb. She completed her graduate studies at the University of Victoria where she worked with Dr. Esther Strauss and post-doctoral studies at UBC with Dr. Juhn Wada.