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2019 Dalhousie Picchione Lecture

Posted by GHO Admin on May 13, 2019 in Events

Date: Monday May 13, 2019 @ 6:30 PM
Location: Paul O'Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library, Spring Garden Rd. Halifax

Research and the Future of Health Care: Childhood Adversity and Consequences on the Brain and Society

Early life stress and trauma has been shown to impact on our genes and brains, often resulting in negative outcomes. This presentation will discuss the current research on early life stress and how protective and resilience factors can allow for positive, contributing members of our society.

  • Gustavo Turecki MD PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry McGill University.
  • Mohammed Shaheen PhD Associate Professor of Public Health Alludes University-Palestine
  • Alon Friedman MD PhD Professor of Medical Neurscience Dennis Chair in Epilepsy Research Dalhousie University
  • Cynthia Calkin MD CCFP FRCPC Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Neuroscience, Dalhousie University
  • Tara Perrot PhD Professor and Chair Psychology & Neuroscience Dalhousie University
  • M.C. & Moderator: George Jordan Patient Advocate

This free public event is open to everyone -for more info contact: