LGBTQ+ Mental Health

About the December 16 forum This forum is designed increase awareness around LGBTQ+ mental health. Three experts who specialize in LGBTQ+ mental health will give short presentations and then engage in a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Koenen. Dr. Gerald Davison, Professor of Psychology at the University of Southern California will present on the¬†ethics and … Continue reading “LGBTQ+ Mental Health”

Indigenous Populations & Mental Health

About the November 18 forum This forum is designed increase awareness of mental health outcomes in American Indian and Alaskan Natives (AIAN). The speaker, Dr. Karina Walters, has over 25 years of experience in social epidemiological research on the historical, social, and cultural determinants of health among AIAN populations as well as chronic disease prevention … Continue reading “Indigenous Populations & Mental Health”

Examining Day-To-Day Impacts of Climate

About the October 21 forum Dr. Obradovich¬†discusses the study of the social impacts of climate, with particular attention paid to the individual health-related effects of environmental stressors. He provides a brief overview of findings in the literature so far, walks through some of the empirical methods used to investigate such questions, details some of the … Continue reading “Examining Day-To-Day Impacts of Climate”