Neuroscience 2015: "Treatment, Technology, and Recovery"

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015; 8:15am-1:00pm

Yale University School of Medicine
Harkness Auditorium
333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT

This event is free and open to the public! Scroll down to see the full program.

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2015 Honorees

Scott Stossel is the editor of The Atlantic magazine and the author of the award-winning Sarge: The Life and Times of Sargent Shriver and the New York Times bestseller My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind, which has been short-listed for the 2015 Wellcome Book Prize.

Patricia Rehmer, MSN, ACHE became Commissioner of the Conn. Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) in November 2009. She is a nationally recognized leader in mental health and substance abuse services, and she helped transform the system of care in Connecticut. In early 2015, Rehmer left her position as Commissioner to join Hartford HealthCare (HHC) as a senior vice president.

Funding Partners

The conference organizers wish to thank The Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation and Yale-New Haven Hospital for their generous financial support of Neuroscience 2014.



Program

Neuroscience 2015 is aimed at mental health consumers and their families, as well as mental health professionals, throughout the State of Connecticut. Presentations – which are non-technical in nature and geared towards the general public – will highlight recent advances in basic and clinical neuroscience and explain their promise for revolutionary advances in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illness. There will be ample time for questions from the audience.

Please note, there are no CEUs or CMEs available for this activity.

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

Time
Title
Presenter
8:15am
Refreshments

8:30-8:45am
Opening Remarks & Presentation of Research Advocacy Award I
John H. Krystal, MD, Chair of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine;
Miriam E. Delphin-Rittmon, PhD, Commissioner, Conn. Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services;
Marisa Walls, President, NAMI-CT
8:45-9:00am
Research Advocacy Award I Recipient
Patricia Rehmer, MSN, ACHE Former Commissioner, DMHAS
9:00-9:35am
Targeting Functional Brain Abnormalities to Treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Christopher Pittenger, MD, PhD
9:35-10:10am
Web-based Therapies for Addiction: Improving Treatment Efficacy and Availability
Kathleen Carroll, PhD
10:10-10:20am
Coffee Break
 
10:25-10:35am
Presentation of Research Advocacy Award II
John Krystal, MD, Chair of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine
10:35-11:05am
Research Advocacy Award II Recipient
Scott Stossel, Editor of The Atlantic magazine and author of My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind
11:05-11:40am
Developing Translational Neuroimaging Biomarkers for Schizophrenia
Alan Anticevic, PhD
11:40am-12:15pm
Update on Medications for Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder
Mohini Ranganathan, MBBS
12:15-1:00pm
Ask the Experts: Clinical and Resesarch Breakout Sessions
Meet the AuthorScott Stossel
Psychosis and Bipolar DisorderMohini Ranganathan, MBBS
Web-Based Therapeutic Tools
Kathleen Carroll, PhD
OCD and Other Anxiety Disorders
Michael Bloch, MD, MS
1:00pm
Adjourn

Partners

Neuroscience 2015 is funded with generous support from The Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation and Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Participating partners include the Connecticut Mental Health Center (CMHC), the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), the Connecticut Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI-CT), and the Yale School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry.

Yale-New Haven Hospital

Connecticut Mental Health Center (CMHC)

Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), State of Connecticut

Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Connecticut Chapter

Parking & Directions

The symposium is held in Harkness Auditorium, Sterling Hall of Medicine (SHM), 333 Cedar St, Med. School campus, New Haven, CT. From parking lots, go up York St. towards Yale-New Haven Hospital; turn left onto Cedar St; SHM is one-half block on the left.

See the location on a map.

Directions to Air Rights Parking Garage (parking fee charged), accessible from N. & S. Frontage Rds.

  • From I-95 N or S: Exit 47 to Rt 34 W to Exit 1
  • From I-91 S: Exit 1 to Rt 34 to Exit 1

Please note that we are unable to validate parking, and cannot provide change for parking meters.

Scott Stossel

Scott Stossel - 2015 Research Advocacy Award Recipient

Patricia Rehmer, MSN

Patricia Rehmer, MSN - 2015 Research Advocacy Award Recipient

QUESTIONS ABOUT NEUROSCIENCE 2015?
Contact Elaine Horn, event coordinator, at 203-785-6396 or elaine.horn@yale.edu.