Upcoming Lectures

Jeffrey W. Swanson, PhD, MA

Jeffrey W. Swanson, PhD, MA
Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Duke University School of Medicine

Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 6:00 pm

Domenici Center for Health Sciences Education

Santa Fe
Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 6:00 pm


Registration for this event begins January 2014.

Jeffrey Swanson is a medical sociologist (Ph.D., Yale, 1985) with expertise in psychiatric epidemiology and mental health law and policy studies. Swanson is the author or co-author of more than 175 research publications on topics including violence and severe mental illness, the impact of involuntary outpatient commitment law, and psychiatric advance directives. He is currently principal investigator of a multi-site study on firearms laws, mental illness and prevention of violence, co-sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Program on Public Health Law Research. For more about him, click here.

Continuing education credits are not offered for IDEAS in Psychiatry Public Lectures. Dr. Swanson will give Grand Rounds on Tuesday, February 25 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm for 1.0 continuing education credits. Click here for more information about Grand Rounds.