PASSIONATE HEALTH AND WELLNESS SPEAKER, TEACHER, SCIENTIST

 

ABOUT MAUREEN COURTNEY, PH.D.

Dynamic and Engaging Presenter

Dr. Courtney brings experience from more than a decade engaged in independent school education. Prior to teaching at both the high school and undergraduate levels, Dr. Courtney was a research neuroscientist. She weaves her passion for brain development into the classroom and the stage on a daily basis. Utilizing her trademark energy and humor, Dr. Courtney connects with adolescents,  helping them view difficult topics through a new lens. She has expertise presenting on topics including vaping, drug & alcohol awareness, and video game & social medial addiction.

 

PROGRAMS

Speaking Engagements Currently Availible

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THE PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY OF VAPING

In a 35-60 minute interactive talk geared toward high school and/or middle school students, Dr. Courtney will detail the chemicals found in a variety of e-cigarette brands and explain the neurological impact of each. She will explain the current scientific literature regarding why the teenage brain is particularly susceptible to nicotine addiction.

E CIGARETTES FOR EDUCATORS

What signs of nicotine addiction should you look out for in your students?  What are the risks associated with e-cigarettes? How do they impact neurodevelopment of the teenage brain? In a discussion for educators and school administrators, Dr. Courtney will show what various brands of nicotine products look like, break down their chemical make up, and explain the current scientific literature.

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