Past Presentations


Alan I. Leshner, PhD "Evolving Ideas about Mental Disorders and Why They Matter"

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Reducing Gun Violence in New Mexico: Refocusing Firearm Policies Away from Mental Illness & Towards Stronger Indicators of Risk and Harm

Rachel Yehuda, PhD

Rachel Yehuda, PhD  "Understanding PTSD and Resilience" February 10, 2015

Marlene P. Freeman, M.D.

Marlene P. Freeman, M.D "Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Psychiatry: An Evidence Based Approach" October 10, 2014

Wilson Compton, M.D.

Wilson Compton, M.D. "The Effects of Marijuana Use on the Brain, Body and Behavior" April 28, 2014

Jeffrey W. Swanson, Ph.D.

Jeffrey W. Swanson, Ph.D. "The Truth About Gun Violence and Mental Illness" February 25th & 26th, 2014

Maria A. Oquendo, M.D.

Maria A. Oquendo, M.D. "Suicide: Risk Factors and Strategies for Prevention" October 10th & 11th, 2013

Robert Freedman M.D.

Robert Freedman, M.D. "Understanding Schizophrenia in the 21st Century" April 11th, 2013

Matthew State

Matthew State, M.D., Ph.D. "Mental Illness: Why Genes Matter" February 7th, 2013

Alan F. Schatzberg

Alan F. Schatzberg, M.D. "Anxiety and Depression: Similarities and Differences" November 1st, 2012

Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter

Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter "Within Our Reach: Ending the Mental Health Crisis" May 14th, 2012

Marc Schuckit, M.D.

Marc Schuckit, M.D. "Genetic and Environmental Risk Factors for Alcohol Problems" April 24th, 2012

Hagop S. Akiskal, M.D.

Hagop S. Akiskal, M.D. "Temperament, Creativity and Blues Musicians" March 6th, 2012

William S. Breitbart, M.D.

William S. Breitbart, M.D.. "Confronting Our Mortality: A Crisis of Spirit, an Opportunity for Meaning" January 10th, 2012 

Rachel Gittleman-Klein, Ph.D.

Rachel Gittleman-Klein, Ph.D. "Recognizing Psychiatric Illnesses in School-Age Children and Adolescents" November 17th, 2011

Patricia Coughlin, Ph.D.

Patricia Ann Coughlin  "The Case for Specific Factors in Psychotherapy Outcome" November 11th, 2011

Young-Shin Kim, M.D., Ph.D.

Young-Shin Kim, M.D.., Ph.D. "Bullying" November 2nd, 2011

Dr. Bennett Leventhal, MD.

Bennett Leventhal, MD. "Autism Spectrum Disorders" November 1st, 2011

Mark Vonnegut, M.D.

Mark Vonnegut, M.D. "Art as a Way to Get Out of a Bad Place" October 4th, 2011

David Ames, M.D.

David Ames, M.D.. "Alzheimer's Disease - Why it Matters to All of Us" June 21st, 2011

Phillip Resnick, M.D.`

Phillip Resnick, M.D.. "Inside the Mind of a Terrorist - The Unabomber" March 30th, 2011 

Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D.

Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D. "An Unquiet Mind: A Personal Perspective on Bipolar Illness" February 3rd, 2011 

Robert Michels, M.D.

Robert Michels, M.D. "The Next 100 Years in Psychiatry" November 9th, 2010