Mental Health Matters Updates from your Department. No. 2 May 2014

Mental Health Matters - Issue No. 2: May 2014


Mental Health Matters - Updates from your Department provides monthly updates on members' activities, while highlighting the successes and achievements of the Department of Psychiatry and its members.


Recognitions

Dr. Andrew Wiens appointed as Head of the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry

Dr. Michelle Mathias appointed post-graduate Site Education Director at the ROMHC (SED-ROMHC) Adobe PDF (33 KB)

Dr. Diana Koszycki receives Asteria Prize from Montfort Hospital



Research

Dr. Georg Northoff releases new book, Minding the Brain: A Guide to Philosophy and Neuroscience

New external funding opportunities now listed online

Dr. George Tasca's PPRNet Blog – May Update



Education & Events

General Psychiatric Management of Borderline Personality Disorder Conference – June 2 Adobe PDF (588 KB)

Department of Psychiatry Resident, Fellow & Faculty Appreciation Dinner – June 5 Adobe PDF (81 KB)

Fourth Meeting of Cultural Psychiatry Initiative – June 5

6th Annual Young Researchers' Conference – June 6

Faculty Development Research Skills Series – June 17 Adobe PDF (207 KB)

Dr. Jakov Shlik to present at Conversations at The Royal - June 19

Hold the Date - Department of Psychiatry Fall Retreat – Wednesday, November 26 (Details to follow)



In the News

Dr. AG Ahmed comments on lack of secure treatment services for women

Dr. John Bradford comments on the recovery of those deemed not criminally responsible

Dr. Simon Davidson emphasizes importance of earlier identification of mental illness

Dr. Georg Northoff provides insight on the unconscious brain



Recent Appointments

Prabha Moorti – Clinical Lecturer, Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre

Jennifer Brault (in process) – Clinical Lecturer, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry – The Ottawa Hospital

Leanna Isserlin (in process) – Assistant Professor, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry – Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario

Michelle Mathias (in process) – Assistant Professor, Division of Forensic Psychiatry – Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre

Olabisi Owoeye (in process) – Assistant Professor – Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre

Sinthuja Suntharalingam (in process) – Clinical Lecturer – Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario