- Bachelor of Arts, Colgate University, 1965
- Master of Science, Univ Massachusetts Amherst, 1967
- Doctor of Philosophy, Univ Massachusetts Amherst, 1970
Human Neurobiology, Neuropharmacology, Neurophysiology, Introductory Neuroscience, Neurobiology of Learning and Memory.
Neuropharmacology of synaptic plasticity, learning and memory.
Smith's lab conductied two research programs. One of projects studies the Neuropharmacology of cannabinoid and capsaicin compounds focusing and their effects on learning and memory and long-term potentiation. The other project looks at the neuroprotective effects of exercise on an animal model of Parkinson's disease.
Department of Neuroscience http://new.oberlin.edu/arts-and-sciences/departments/neuroscience/index.dot