David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

"What Mortality Can Teach Us About Living" - A Conversation With Dr. Ira Byock

We prepare for life’s most important events – births, graduations, weddings and vacations. So why do we put almost no thought into events that shape how we treat serious illness and the end of life?
With planning and conversation we can improve our quality of life as we face serious illness, family caregiving and the decisions we need to make.

Center for NeuroTechnology (CENT) Seminar "Next Generation Miniature Microscopes to Image Network Dynamics in Health and Disease"

Center for NeuroTechnology (CENT) Seminar
"Next Generation Miniature Microscopes to Image Network Dynamics in Health and Disease"
Peyman Golshani, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles
Daniel Aharoni, Ph.D., Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles
For more information please contact: Diana Babayan, MPH (dbabayan@mednet.ucla.edu or 310-267-9454)

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.

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