Social (In)Justice and Mental Health
The Department of Psychiatry is delighted to welcome Ruth Shim, MD, MPH as our special guest for the Distinguished Scientist Lecture Series on January 28, 2022 Dr. Shim is the Luke & Grace Kim Professor in Cultural Psychiatry and Professor of Clinical Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, Davis. She also serves as Associate Dean of Diverse and Inclusive Education at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine.
Researchers on the Rise Lectures
We will feature the work of two of our talented rising stars, César Escobar-Viera, MD, PhD and Amy Byrd, PhD as part of our Researchers on the Rise lecture series on April 1, 2022. Dr. Escobar-Viera’s research focuses on leveraging social media and consumer information technology to improve both mental health outcomes and access to mental health services for minority individuals. Dr. Byrd's scientific focus is on the neurobiological processes underlying the development and persistence of reactive aggression.
Healing Justice in School and Communities: Stories from the Field on Thriving, Equity, and Community Collaborations
The Department of Psychiatry lecture series welcomes faculty from the Research Equity and Community Health (REACH) collaborative on April 29, 2022 for a special presentation focusing by REACH faculty Paula Powe, MD and Dana Rofey, PhD and their colleagues Liz Miller, MD, PhD, FSAHM and James (Jay) Philip Huguley, EdD.
Health Equity and Youth Suicide: Annual STAR Center Conference
The 2022 STAR-Center Conference will be offered virtually once again this year via live streaming using Zoom. The conference will take place on May 6, 2022 from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.
Preteen Suicide and Suicidal Behavior: Assessment and Prevention