"Learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some." Robert Fulghum, Everything I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten
Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D.
Founder and Chief Director, Center for BrainHealth
University of Texas, Dallas
Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D., founder and chief director of the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas, is committed to maximizing human cognitive potential across the entire human lifespan. As a cognitive neuroscientist with more than 40 funded research grants, Dr. Chapman’s scientific study elucidates and applies novel approaches to advance creative and critical thinking, strengthen healthy brain development, and incite innovation throughout life.
Dr. Chapman’s research record and brain health breakthroughs have led to nationwide recognition and selection of the Center for BrainHealth as the single Virtual Center for the National Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan to link all states with the most current assessment and training for brain injury. She was one of 20 core scientists nationwide invited to participate in a National Science Foundation Think Tank Workshop to solve Higher Order Cognitive Decline in Teens in the United States. Dr. Chapman was also instrumental in developing the Texas state plan, the first of its kind in the country, to maximize brain health and prevent Alzheimer’s disease.