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Beyond a Lifespan: Intergenerational Effects of Trauma Exposure and Perinatal Mental Health

September 28th @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Virtual
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The Department of Epidemiology Presents

Speaker:

Bizu Gelaye, PhD
Associate Professor, Psychiatry-Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Abstract: This talk will present findings from the Pregnancy Outcomes Maternal and Infant Study (PrOMIS) cohort being conducted in Peru. The study’s rationale, the methodologies employed, and findings focused on trauma, and comorbid mental health outcomes will be discussed.  Current biomarker research work focused on understanding biological mechanisms will be shared. The presentation will also share ongoing work aimed at addressing the gaps in mental health care in Peru.

Details

Date: September 28th
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Calendars: Public Events, School-wide Events, University-wide Events
Event types: Lectures / Seminars / Forums

Venue

Virtual