UNM’s IDEAS in Psychiatry presents
“Suicide: Risk Factors and Strategies for Prevention”
Maria A. Oquendo, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chair in Psychiatry,
Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University
Thursday, October 10, 2013, 6:00 pm
UNM Domenici Center Auditorium
Albuquerque Friday, October 11, 2013, 6:00 pm
Center For Contemporary Arts Cinematheque
FREE Admission, FREE Parking
In New Mexico, the suicide rate is almost twice the national average. Dr. Oquendo will address this highly misunderstood and very important subject including her research on risk factors specific to minority populations. She will present the same talk in both Albuquerque and Santa Fe.
Dr. Oquendo is a leading researcher in suicidal behavior in people with affective disorders, translational neuroscience research training, and global mental health. Her expertise includes Bipolar Disorder and Major Depression, with a special emphasis on suicidal behavior and cross-cultural psychiatry. Her recent honors include two Exemplary Psychiatrist Awards from the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI), the Simon Bolivar Award, and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Research Award.
To register in Albuquerque click here.
To register in Santa Fe click here.