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Clinical Psychology Careers Analyzed

Hobart alum Mark Mapstone ’89 will return to campus to present, “An Academic Career in Clinical Psychology: The Road Less Traveled” as part of the Professionals in Residence series sponsored by the Salisbury Center for Career Services. Mapstone is currently associate professor in the Department of Neurology and the Center for Neural Development and Disease at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. His research interests include aging and age-related disease, and he is currently involved with several clinical studies in the areas of aging and Parkinson’s disease.

Mapstone, whose talk will be held on Thursday, April 9, worked with Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Northwestern University Medical School before taking his current position at the University of Rochester.

While at Hobart, he was a member of the Statesmen football team and participated in the semester abroad to Ireland program.  He was also a member of the Delta Chi fraternity. After graduating from Hobart in 1989, with a B.S. in psychology, he earned an M.A. in developmental psychology from Boston University and a Ph.D. from Northwestern University before completing a clinical psychology internship at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center and a clinical neuropsychology fellowship at University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Mapstone’s talk will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Trinity 305. To discuss students’ individual interests and questions, he will be available for individual appointments the following day, Friday, April 10. Interested students should contact Career Services for an appointment either by phone at ext. 3514 or via e-mail at