Event for UTSW with Dr. Vikram Patel and Dr. Madhukar Trivedi
Date & Time
March 29, 2017 - 11:00 am to March 29, 2017 - 01:00 pm
Vikram Patel, Ph.D.
Co-director, Centre for Control of Chronic Conditions, New Delhi, India
Co-founder, Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Madhukar Trivedi, M.D.
Professor and Chief of the Division of Mood Disorders
Director, Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care
UT Southwestern Medical Center
President of the Hersh Foundation and author of Struck by Living
Drs. Patel and Trivedi have immersed themselves in their respective communities and offer their unique perspectives on depression.
Vikram Patel, Ph.D., is a psychiatrist, researcher, and teacher renowned for his great achievements in creating access to public mental health. He has demonstrated profound servant leadership through his research in providing innovative ways to extend mental health solutions in low-resource areas around the world. Patel has earned international recognition, including TIME’s 2015 list of 100 most influential people in the world, for his pioneering work examining low-cost effective treatment options for people with mental illness. He will be in Dallas to accept the 2017 Austin College Posey Leadership Award and joins the faculty of Harvard Medical School in the spring. Here is a link to his Ted talk.
Madhukar Trivedi, M.D., is a psychiatrist, researcher, teacher, and holder of the Betty Jo Hay Distinguished Chair in Mental Health and the Julie K. Hersh Chair for Depression Research and Clinical Care at UT Southwestern Medical Center. His research focuses on pharmacological, psychosocial, and nonpharmacological treatments for depression, and he has published more than 420 articles and chapters related to the diagnosis and treatment of mood disorders. He has developed a large primary care network in North Texas that has incorporated a routine screening for the diagnosis and treatment of depression for each patient receiving primary care.
Please confirm your attendance for the program before Friday, March 24, by phone at 214-648-2344or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.