Professor Bishop will be sharing about the contribution of psychology to understanding ethnic differences in heart disease rates in Singapore. What are the psychosocial risk factors and what can be done to counteract them?
Date: 15 March 2017
Time: 6pm – 7.30pm
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Professor Bishop grew up in Michigan, USA and received his undergraduate degree at Hope College in Holland, Michigan. He received his PhD in Psychology at Yale University in 1976. Formerly a research psychologist at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Professor Bishop has taught at the American University in Cairo, Egypt and the University of Texas at San Antonio for two years and 10 years respectively. In 1991, Professor Bishop came to Singapore for a one-year visiting appointment in Psychology and stayed on. Professor Bishop has been with Yale-NUS since 2012 and is currently Head of Studies for Psychology. He has special research interest in Psychological factors in coronary heart disease and AIDs.