Maria A. Oquendo, M.D.

Maria A. Oquendo, M.D.

"Suicide: Risk Factors and Strategies for Prevention"

October 10, 2013 - Albuquerque
October 11, 2013 - 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 the diagnosis, pharmacologic treatment and neurobiology of Bipolar Disorder and Major Depression, with a special emphasis on suicidal behavior and cross-cultural psychiatry.

Her recent honors include Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI), the Simon Bolivar Award, and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Research Award. She was also named Honorary Professor Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru.


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To view a video of Dr. Oquendo's Grand Rounds, click here.