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Media Advisory - The Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) presents the fourth and final symposium of the 2020 Virtual Symposium Series: Unpacking Moral Injury: Current Understanding, Gaps, and Future Directions

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

The symposium brings experts together to gather, discuss and disseminate emerging research.

WHO (in order of appearance):

• Patrick Smith, PhD, President and CEO, Centre of Excellence on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders and

Related Mental Health Condition

• Anthony Nazarov, PhD, Postdoctoral Associate, University of Western Ontario, The MacDonald Franklin

OSI Research Centre, Lawson Health Research Institute

• Suzette Brémault-Phillips, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Alberta

• Andrea Phelps, PhD, Associate Professor, Deputy Director, Phoenix Australia Centre for Posttraumatic

Mental Health

• Brian McKenna, CD, Strategic Advisor Veterans, Centre of Excellence on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders

and Related Mental Health Conditions

WHAT: Unpacking Moral Injury: Current Understanding, Gaps, and Future Directions (Virtual Symposium)

WHERE: Youtube live (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRz7LrYrqV8zwa-nD-1aH_Q)

WHEN: Thursday, October 29, 10AM – 12PM ET

WHY: To bring researchers, clinicians, military, Veterans, public safety personnel, students and the public together in safe way to advance military, Veteran and family health research. The theme areas for each symposium were identified through a consultation process and selected as key areas of emerging research for our military, Veterans and their families. Each symposium will feature expert presenters and an opportunity for participants to engage and ask questions. The symposium series is free of charge and open to everyone interested in serving those who serve us.

For more information the Virtual Symposium Series and this week’s symposium, please visit

https://symposium-series.cimvhr.ca/en. To learn more about CIMVHR, please visit www.cimvhr.ca.

Contact:

Lauren Hanlon

CIMVHR

613-276-6107

Lauren.hanlon@queensu.ca

 

ABOUT CIMVHR: CIMVHR is an innovative organization that engages existing academic research resources and facilitates the development of new research, research capacity and effective knowledge translation. Founded by Queen’s University and the Royal Military College of Canada, CIMVHR has a network of academic researchers from across Canada and serves as the hub for 46 Canadian universities and 13 Global Affiliates who work together in addressing the health research requirements of the Canadian military, Veterans and their families.

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