Career Journeys: Dr. Mark Mapstone ’89

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On this episode of Career Journeys we have Dr. Mark Mapstone ’89 on the phone from California. Dr. Mapstone graduated from HWS with a degree in psychology, a Master’s in psychology from Boston University and his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. He is a translational neuroscientist, currently working at the University of California Irvine. Studying cognitive function in health and disease, Dr. Mapstone has been the lead author on groundbreaking studies into using specialized blood testing to predict Alzheimer’s disease. He is widely published in the field and serves as a Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Neurology at the School of Medicine at UC-Irvine. Dr. Mapstone has returned to campus as a Professional in Residence with Career Services and a John Henry Hobart Fellow in Ethics and Social Justice through the Hobart Dean’s Office.

Career Journeys is a limited-run podcast from the Herald and the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education designed to help introduce parents, students, alums, and prospective students to the wealth of opportunities and pathways that Hobart and William Smith alumni and alumnae have taken following their graduation. The show is produced and hosted by Alex Kerai ’19 in conjunction with the Herald and the Salisbury Center. It is recorded in the WEOS (NPR) studio on campus and includes live in-studio and over the phone interviews.

We are very excited to have Dr. Mapstone on this episode of Career Journeys!

Career Journeys is a bi-weekly podcast from the Herald and the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education. It is produced by Alex Kerai ’19 and recorded at the WEOS studio on the campus of Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

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