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National Institute of Mental Health's Thomas Insel to Discuss 'Mental Health Care Following the Decade of the Brain,' November 17

Thomas Insel

As part of the School of Social Work's Distinguished Visiting Scholars series Thomas R. Insel, director of the National Institute of Mental Health, will offer a lecture entitled "From Science to Service: Mental Health Care Following the Decade of the Brain." The event will be held on Monday, November 17, from noon to 2:00 p.m. in the Dag Hammarskjold Lounge, on the 6th floor of the International Affairs Building.

Prior to his current appointment, Insel was professor of psychiatry at Emory University. There, he was founding director of the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience, one of the largest science and technology centers funded by the National Science Foundation, and concurrently director of an NIH-funded Center for Autism Research. His career achievements established his place on the ISI's list of the 200 most frequently cited neuroscientists in the 1990s.

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is suggested and can be done by contacting sswalumni@columbia.edu or 212-854-7656.

Published: Nov 13, 2003
Last modified: Nov 12, 2003

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