Department of Psychiatry

MSC 09 5030
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: 505-272-2223

?Understanding Schizophrenia in the 21st Century? with Robert Freedman, MD

April 8, 2013

Thursday, April 11, 6 pm
Domenici Education Center’s Auditorium (Rm 1220).

IDEAS in Psychiatry invites the public to a free presentation with Robert Freedman, MD.  “Understanding Schizophrenia in the 21st Century” is the latest presentation in the Department’s We Need to Talk lecture series.

Dr. Freedman is a leader in schizophrenia research. He has published more than 300 scientific articles. Among his many accomplishments, he has received the A.E. Bennett Prize of the Society of Biological Psychiatry, the William K. Warren Award of the International Congress of Schizophrenia Research and the Distinguished Investigator Award of the National Association for Research in Schizophrenia and Affective Disorders.

In addition, Dr. Freedman is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Science and has served as Editor of the American Journal of Psychiatry since 2006. He co-founded the Institute for Children’s Mental Disorders in 1999. Under his direction, the Institute investigators have discovered genetic variants that affect the risks for serious mental disorders, including schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Dr. Freedman is Professor and Chair, Robert Freedman Endowed Chair, of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, School of Medicine. He is also the Director of the Schizophrenia Research Center there.

Parking is free for this event after 5 pm in the M lot in appropriate parking spaces. For upcoming lectures click here