On Monday, November 16, Osher Center researcher Dr. Eva Henje Blom will be one of four presenters at the “Adolescent Depression: What We All Should Know” event at Cole Hall Auditorium on UCSF Parnassus Campus from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm. Light refreshments and community resources will be available at 6:00 pm.
For more information about the event, download the PDF flyer. This event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are requested. This event is co-hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the Depression Center at UCSF.
- Adolescent depression and anxiety: Who is at risk and why?
Kaja LeWinn, ScD, is an epidemiologist and Assistant Professor in the UCSF Department of Psychiatry studying how social factors shape the risk for adolescent depression.
- What does depression look like in the brain?
Olga Tymofiyeva, PhD, is a brain imaging specialist who develops and applies novel MRI techniques that help us understand the structure and function of the brain.
- Current treatment strategies and future directions
Eva Henje Blom, MD, PhD, is a specialist in child and adolescent psychiatry and teacher of contemplative practices. She has developed the novel treatment model (TARA), based on the neuroscience of adolescent depression.