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Former American Psychological Association President Norine Johnson '57 Speech Canceled

March 28, 2005

(UPDATE 3/29 10 a.m.: The talk has been canceled because of travel problems. It may rescheduled at a later date.)

norine johnson.jpgMarch 28, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Norine (Goode) Johnson, former president of the American Psychological Association and 1957 graduate of DePauw University, will return to her alma mater Tuesday, March 29, to speak on ""A New Look at Adolescent Girls." Dr. Johnson's presentation, which is free and open to the public, begins at 4 p.m. in room 301 of Harrison Hall.

Norine Johnson is a national lecturer on girls' issues and served as consultant on the 2001 PBS film 5 Girls. In her full-time psychological practice in Quincy, Massachusetts, she specializes in issues pertaining to adolescent girls and women. Johnson is a clinical assistant professor in the Boston University Medical School, Department of Neurology, and has authored more than 95 publications and presentations in areas of women, child, and adolescent psychology.

Johnson received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Wayne State University and did her postdoctoral work in a two-year program for mental health planners/administrators sponsored by Harvard Medical School. She served a one-year term as APA president in 2001.

Dr. Johnson was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree from DePauw on May 19, 2002 (access a story with a video clip here).