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30th Annual Mood Disorders Research/Education Symposium

"Visions for the Future of Mood Disorders Treatment"

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Thomas B. Turner Auditorium | 720 Rutland Street
Baltimore, Maryland

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Preliminary Program

11:00 – 12:30     Registration

12:30 – 12:40      Welcome, Conference Goals, and Announcement of the Sallie Province
                            Mink Community Education Award

12:40 – 1:00        Future Directions for Mood Disorders Treatment and Research:  The role
                            for collaborations

                             J. Raymond DePaulo, Jr., MD

1:00 – 1:10          Questions and Answers

1:10 – 1:30          Depressed mood versus depressive illness: a diagnostic and
                            therapeutic quandry

                            Dean F. MacKinnon, MD

1:30 – 1:40          Questions and Answers

1:40 – 2:00          Mindfulness based CBT: Clinical implications and depression relapse
                            prevention in vulnerable populations

                            Elizabeth A. Kastelic, MD

2:00 – 2:10          Questions and Answers

2:10—2:30          Break

2:30 – 2:50          The Promises and Pitfalls of Pharmacogenetic Testing in
                            Mood Disorders

                            Peter Zandi, PhD

2:50 – 3:00          Questions and Answers

3:00 – 3:25          A Family Member’s Perspective – Mark Hamilton
                            Husband of Olympic runner Suzy Favor Hamilton, Author of
                            Fast Girl: A Life Spent Running From Madness
                            Interviewed by J. Raymond DePaulo, Jr., MD

3:25 – 3:35          Questions and Answers

3:35 – 4:05          Break

4:05 – 4:25          Mood Disorders and the Arts
                            Kay Redfield Jamison, PhD

4:25 – 4:35          Questions and Answers

4:35 – 5:00          A Patient’s Perspective – Paul Dalio and his wife, Kristina Nikolova
                            Writer and Director of the new feature film Touched with Fire
                            Interviewed by Karen L. Swartz, MD

5:00 – 5:10         Questions and Answers

5:10                    Adjourn – Please complete and return the Evaluation and Credit
                           Report Form if applicable

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