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Faculty/Public Lecture: Dr. Vikram Patel, recipient of the John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award (2019)

Monday, October 21, 2019
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
School of Medicine/Abramsky House
Room: Main Floor Lecture Theatre, 132A
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The Faculty of Health Sciences is pleased to host a visit and lecture by Dr. Vikram Patel, recipient of the  2019 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award.  Dr. Patel was honoured “for his world-leading research in global mental health, generating knowledge on the burden and determinants of mental health problems in low- and middle-income countries and pioneering approaches for the prevention and treatment of mental health in low-resource settings".

The Lecture, titled “Transforming Mental Health Globally” will begin at approximately 4:00 and is open to all Queen's University faculty, staff and students, as well as the public.  Refreshments and sweet treats will be available in the Atrium from 3:30-4:00. 

Dr. Patel is The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health and Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow, Department of Global Health & Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School;  Professor, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health;  Honorary Professor of Global Mental Health, Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine;  Adjunct Professor, Centre for Chronic Conditions & Injuries, Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi;  and, Co-founder, Sangath, India

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