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APRIL 2004

Thursdays, Noon - 1:00 in de Marneffe 132

April 1

"The HPA Axis and the Pathophysiology of Depression:
The Role of Early Adverse Experience"

Charles Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D.
Reunette W. Harris Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry
and Behavioral Sciences,
Emory University School of Medicine
This program is supported by an educational grant-in-aid from Pfizer Pharmaceuticals

April 8

"Pharmacologic Treatment of Schizophrenia: New Research "

John Kane, M.D.
Chairman , Department of Psychiatry, Zucker-Hillside Hospital
This program is supported by an educational grant-in-aid from Janssen Pharmaceutica

April 15

"The Molecular Genetics of Recurrent, Early-Onset, Major Depressive Disorder "

George Zubenko, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh

April 22 ***In Pierce Hall***

"Brain Imaging in Schizophrenia"

Nancy Andreasen, M.D., Ph.D.
Andrew H. Woods Chair of Psychiatry and
Director, Mental Health Clinical Research Center, The University of Iowa.
Director of The MIND Institute, Albuquerque, NM.
Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
Editor-in-Chief, the American Journal of Psychiatry
This program is supported by an educational grant-in-aid from Janssen Pharmaceutica

April 29

"Depression, Heart Disease and Antidepressant Treatment"

Alexander Glassman, M.D.

Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, College of Physicians & Surgeons,
Columbia University
This program is supported by an educational grant-in-aid from Pfizer Pharmaceuticals.


Continuing Education Information

Physicians:

McLean Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. McLean Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 category 1 credit toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the activity.

Psychologists:

McLean Hospital is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. McLean Hospital maintains responsibility for the program. Participants meeting requirements will receive 1 CE credit.

Nurses:

This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 1.2 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit.

Social Workers:

For information about continuing education credit for social workers, please call the McLean Hospital Department of Postgraduate and Continuing Education at 617-855-3151.

Licensed Mental Health Counselors:

McLean Hospital is accredited by the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. (NBCC). The hospital's provider number is 6085. This program meets the requirements for 1 continuing education credit.

Educational objectives:

Grand Rounds will educate mental health professionals on a variety of topics with a focus on psychiatric and psychological treatments and diagnoses.