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PHHP Distinguished Scholar Lecture, Jan. 28: Norman Sartorius, M.D., D.P.M., Ph.D., FRCPsych

Published: January 25th, 2013

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Dr. Norman SartoriusThe UF College of Public Health and Health Professions’ Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series presents the following talk hosted by the Department of Epidemiology:

“Public health efforts to fight the stigma of mental disorders”

Monday, Jan. 28, 2013
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
HPNP Building, Room G101

Presented by:
Norman Sartorius, M.D., D.P.M., Ph.D., FRCPsych
Former Director, World Health Organization Division of Mental Health
Former President, World Psychiatric Association

Dr. Sartorius joined the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1967 and soon assumed charge of the programs of epidemiology and social psychiatry. He was also principal investigator of several major international studies on schizophrenia, depression and health service delivery. In 1977, he was appointed Director of the Division of Mental Health of WHO, a position which he held until mid-1993. In June 1993 he was elected President of the World Psychiatric Association. Read more.

The PHHP Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series brings some of the nation’s top health professions and public health researchers to the University of Florida campus. Lectures are free and open to the public.