Social (In)Justice and Mental Health
The Department of Psychiatry is delighted to welcome Ruth Shim, MD, MPH as our special guest for the Distinguished Scientist Lecture Series on January 28, 2022 Dr. Shim is the Luke & Grace Kim Professor in Cultural Psychiatry and Professor of Clinical Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, Davis. She also serves as Associate Dean of Diverse and Inclusive Education at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine.
Researchers on the Rise Lectures
We will feature the work of two of our talented rising stars, César Escobar-Viera, MD, PhD and Amy Byrd, PhD as part of our Researchers on the Rise lecture series on April 1, 2022. Dr. Escobar-Viera’s research focuses on leveraging social media and consumer information technology to improve both mental health outcomes and access to mental health services for minority individuals. Dr. Byrd's scientific focus is on the neurobiological processes underlying the development and persistence of reactive aggression.