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Healing the Mind: Writing Takes the Ache Away

Joseph B. Martin Conference Center
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115
Wed., Sep. 13, 2017, 4 – 6 p.m.

Healing the Mind: Writing Takes the Ache Away

The Harvard Medical School Department of Global Health and Social Medicine hosts this annual lecture, which was established in 1992 as a bequest of Roger Allan Moore. Roger Allan Moore was a lawyer who represented colleges, universities, and other charitable organizations. He served as board member of the Winsor School, Boston, a trustee of Donations for Education in Liberia, and as a director of the Salzburg Seminar in American Studies, Austria. Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison, The Danio Family Professor in Mood Disorders and Professor of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine will speak about not just understanding bipolar disorder, but also her efforts to educate the public about mental illness, to destigmatize these disorders, and the lives of the many people who suffer mental illness.

Gazette Classification: Lecture, Social Sciences, Special Events
Organization/Sponsor: Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Speaker(s): Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D.
Cost: free
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Ticket Info: Event is free/RSVP requested
Contact Info: Carol Benoit |

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 16:00