Seth Norrholm, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Wayne State School of Medicine

Seth D. Norrholm, PhD, is a translational neuroscientist with over 20 years of research experience in furthering the understanding of the neurobiological mechanisms underlying fear-, anxiety-, trauma-, and stressor-related disorders and the psychiatric conditions with which these disorders are co-morbid. Dr. Norrholm has trained in both the “classical” bench-based neurosciences as well as within clinical arenas dedicated to the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders. His work truly spans from bench to bedside to the community. Together with a network of collaborators, Dr. Norrholm has employed objective, psychophysiological methods to study the underpinnings of human fear processing as well as the mechanisms mediating effective treatments for fear and anxiety. Dr. Norrholm is a recognized world leader in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and Fear and joined the Wayne State School of Medicine faculty in September 2019.

Seth is speaking at

December 1, 2020
4:30 pm - 5:45 pm


  • Michael Simon, M.D. (Moderator) Medical Oncologist, Professor of Oncology, Karmanos Cancer Institute
  • Stephanie Harbin (Speaker) Community Advisory Board Member, Community COVID Crushers Action Council
  • Elizabeth Towner, Ph.D. (Speaker) Assistant Professor of Family Medicine & Public Health Sciences , Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Brittany Dowe, M.P.H. (Speaker) Research Assistant in the Office of Cancer Health Equity and Community Engagement, Karmanos Cancer Institute
  • Voncile Brown-Miller (Speaker) Community Outreach Manage, Karmanos Cancer Institute/ Wayne State University
  • Craig Cook (Speaker) Karmanos Cancer Institute
  • Anitta Orr, M.S. (Speaker) Cancer Action Council Member, Karmanos Cancer Institute Conner Creek Action Council
  • Cornelius Wilson (Speaker) Karmanos Cancer Institute's Black Men's Cancer Action Council Member, SAGE Metro Detroit
  • Tam Perry (Speaker) Associate Professor, WSU
  • Jan Bishop (Speaker) Community Member, WSU - HCAB
  • Karen Young (Speaker) HCAB, WSU
  • Yolanda Harrison (Speaker) family healthcare advocate, Detroit Parent Network
  • Lance Gable J.D., M.P.H. (Speaker) Associate Professor, Wayne State University
  • William Shuster, Ph.D. (Speaker) Professor, Chair, Wayne State U., Professor, Dept. Chair, Civil-Environmental Engrg.
  • Jeffrey Ram, Ph.D. (Speaker) Professor, Department of Physiology, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Seth Norrholm, Ph.D. (Speaker) Associate Professor, Wayne State School of Medicine
  • Ty Partridge, Ph.D. (Speaker) Professor, Department of Psychology, Wayne State University
  • Chris Trentacosta, Ph.D. (Speaker) Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Wayne State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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