Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences

Integrative Center for Neurogenetics Seminars “Measuring Many or Measuring Well? Scalable Approaches to the Phenotype Problem in Neuropsychiatry”

Integrative Center for Neurogenetics Seminars
“Measuring Many or Measuring Well? Scalable Approaches to the Phenotype Problem in Neuropsychiatry”
Laura Germine, Ph.D., Co-director, Institute for Technology in Psychiatry, McLean Hospital; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
For more information please contact: Yoon Jung (YJJung@mednet.ucla.edu)

Psychiatry Grand Rounds "Comorbid Depressions: Prevalence and Treatment Implications"

Psychiatry Grand Rounds
"Comorbid Depressions: Prevalence and Treatment Implications"
Michael Gitlin, M.D., Founding Director, Adult Mood Disorders Clinic; Director, Division of Adult Psychiatry; Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior at UCLA, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
For more information please contact: Lydia Nguyen (ldnguyen@mednet.ucla.edu)

Cousins Center Lecture in Psychoneuroimmunology “How do Mindfulness Interventions Work? Biobehavioral Pathways”

Cousins Center Lecture in Psychoneuroimmunology
“How do Mindfulness Interventions Work? Biobehavioral Pathways”
J. David Creswell, Ph.D., Associate Professor in Psychology & Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Carnegie Mellon University
For more information please contact: Marina Samaltanos (MSamaltanos@mednet.ucla.edu)

No More Excuses: Transforming Children's Oral Health Care through Interprofessional Collaboration

Visiting Speaker Dr. Marko Vujicic, Chief Economist and Vice President of the Health Policy Institute at the American Dental Association will participate in the "No More Excuses: Transforming Children's Oral Health Care through Interprofessional Collaboration" conference, a cross-collaboration of five major UCLA departments and divisions to discuss and find solutions for combatting Early Childhood Caries and a pioneering event for systems-wide change in both the delivery of primary health and oral health care.

Transdisciplinary Homelessness Research: Measure H and Beyond

This one week residency by visiting speaker Prof. Dennis Culhane of the University of Pennsylvania is designed to galvanize transdisciplinary research and training in response to the homelessness crisis. In Los Angeles County, more than $1 billion in annual expenditures fund strategies to combat the homelessness and housing crisis. This is a critical moment for the UCLA research community to support policymakers with rigorous research to inform and evaluate these massive investments, including Measures H and HHH, while fulfilling our commitment to the public good.

10 Big Questions

"10 Big Questions" is both an upper division undergraduate course open to all students and a series of public conversations available to the broader community. Each class will be organized around a single question designed to elicit interdisciplinary discussion amongst a panel of UCLA scholars, artists, scientists and researchers. It seeks to foster groundbreaking connections between the arts and other disciplines.

The Twenty-Eight Annual H.W. Magoun Lecture - Susan Bookheimer, Ph.D.

The Brain Research Institute Twenty-Eight Annual H.W. Magoun Lecture
“The Uniquely Human Hippocampus: Evidence from Functional Imaging in Health and Disease”
Susan Bookheimer, Ph.D., Joaquin Fuster Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience; Director, Staglin IMHRO Center for Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory; Director, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles
Host: Chris Evans

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