After receiving her doctorate in psychology at the University of Tübingen, Germany, Professor Herta Flor has worked as a post-doctoral fellow at Yale University and as visiting professor at the University of Pittsburgh. In 1995, she became Full Professor of Psychology at the Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany. Since 2000, she is Full Professor at the Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg and Scientific Director of the Department of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience at the Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany.
Her research focuses on the role of neuronal plasticity and learning and memory in chronic pain, anxiety and mood disorders, substance abuse and neuropsychological rehabilitation. She has received more than 60 research grants and numerous prestigious awards and has more than 400 publications.
Professor Flor will be hosting a plenary session on day 1 to discuss Learning and brain plasticity in chronic pain, and on day 2 where she will be presenting on the topic of Brain-based behavioural interventions for chronic pain.
Professor Flor will also be our special guest at the Meet the Speakers breakfast session that has been offered to junior researchers, PhD students and post doctorate fellows. The aim of this session is to give younger scientists and clinicians an opportunity to ascertain career advice and guidance from the APS 2015 international plenary speakers.
We are delighted to have Professor Herta Flor involved in APS 2015, we hope you will be able to attend and enjoy everything this conference has to offer. To register for the 2015 Australian Pain Society 35th Annual Scientific Meeting please click on the image below.