The Center for Culture, Trauma and Mental Health Disparities (CCTMHD) and the UCLA AIDS Institute takes honor in inviting Dr. David R. Williams to the UCLA campus on October 23-24, 2008.
Dr. David R. Williams is the Florence and Laura Norman Professor of Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health and Professor of African and African American Studies and of Sociology at Harvard University.
Thursday October 23, 2008 -- 5:00pm to 7:30pm
UCLA Faculty Center, California Room
Reception from 5:00pm to 6:00pm
‘Race and Mental Health: Patterns, Paradoxes, Prospects’
Discussion to follow after the presentation
Friday, October 24, 2008 -- 12:00pm to 1:00pm
‘HIV/AIDS and Mental Health: The Case of South Africa’
Dr. Williams will present information that is highly relevant to our times and the issues that we face at home and around the globe.
About The UCLA Center for Culture, Trauma and Mental Health Disparities:
The UCLA Center for Culture, Trauma and Mental Health Disparities is a unique interdisciplinary center that promotes research into the behavioral, biological, psychological and social factors associated with trauma among ethnic minorities with the aim of understanding how depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health outcomes affect men and women who may not seek or receive effective care. This understanding can help health care professionals create new strategies to reduce mental health disparities among these groups.
If you need additional information, please call 310-206-9860.
Sponsor(s): The Center for Culture, Trauma and Mental Health Disparities (CCTMHD) and the UCLA AIDS Institute.
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