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JCC Literary Festival – Bonnie Kaplan
December 9, 2021 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Author Bonnie Kaplan, professor at the University of Calgary’s Cumming School of Medicine and her book, The Better Brain: Overcome Anxiety, Combat Depression, and Reduce ADHD and Stress with Nutrition (virtual).
Bonnie J Kaplan, PhD, is Professor Emerita in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. She has published widely on the biological basis of developmental disorders and mental health – particularly, the contribution of nutrition to mental health. Her efforts to include nutrition knowledge in the care of people with mental health challenges has earned her a variety of awards, including the Dr. Rogers Prize in September 2019; and in 2017 she was selected as one of 150 Canadian Difference Makers in Mental Health, in honour of Canada’s 150th birthday. Her recent book The Better Brain, is co-authored with Professor Julia Rucklidge (University of Canterbury, New Zealand).