TIMES Honors UH Clinical Neuropsychology alum Dr. Gayle M. Rettig, Ph.D.
February 25, 2014 – Houston – Dr. Gayle M. Rettig, an alum of the University of Houston’s clinical neuropsychology program, was honored Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 for his donation to the TIMES department for its new offices in the Health and Biomedical Sciences Building. Dr. Rettig, who graduated from the University of Houston in 1954 with a BS in business and minors in biology and photography and again with a Ph.D. from the UH clinical neuropsychology program in 1962, is an accomplished photographer and contributed four photographs, in addition to his generous financial donation, to be displayed in the conference room named by TIMES in his honor.
Invited guests were treated to an introduction by Dr. David Francis, Director of TIMES and Chair of the Psychology Department, and welcoming remarks by Dr. Rathindra Bose, Vice Chair/Vice President for Research and Technology Transfer. This was followed by a moving speech by the 2013 recipient of the Rettig Fellowship for Neuropsychology, Victoria Williams, M.A., who thanked Dr. Rettig for his contribution to the field of Neuropsychology and spoke of how his story has inspired her.
Following the presentation, guests including [Board member] were invited to view demonstrations by Dr. Lennart Johnsson’s Advanced Computing Research Laboratory, Dr. Ioannis Kakadiaris’ Computational Biomedicine Laboratory, Dr. Ioannis Pavlidis’ Computational Physiology Laboratory, and Dr. Ricardo Vilalta’s Pattern Analysis Laboratory.