Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Faculty Member Kay Redfield Jamison to Present “An Unquiet Mind: Professional and Personal Insights about Living with Depression and Bipolar Illness” at Viterbo April 6
March 28, 2017
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JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE FACULTY MEMBER KAY REDFIELD JAMISON TO PRESENT “AN UNQUIET MIND: PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL INSIGHTS ABOUT LIVING WITH DEPRESSION AND BIPOLAR ILLNESS” AT VITERBO APRIL 6
LA CROSSE, Wis. – Kay Redfield Jamison, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, will present “An Unquiet Mind: Professional and Personal Insights about Living with Depression and Bipolar Illness” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 6 in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.
A highly respected scholar and mental health advocate, Jamison is most well-known for her work on mood disorders. She is author of several books, including An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness and Manic Depressive Illness: Bipolar Disorders and Recurrent Depression. Her work not only helps those persons struggling with mental health issues, but it also raises social consciousness about various important mental health issues. Her work and public appearances offer hope and inspiration, with the goal of removing the stigma surrounding mental illness.
Jamison earned a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, and Ph.D. from the University of California.
This presentation is held in conjunction with Viterbo’s Ethics and Mental Health Conference and is part of the D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership’s spring lecture series. It is free and open to the public. No tickets are necessary, but seating is limited. For a full schedule of D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership events, visit www.viterbo.edu/ethics.