UA School of Social Work Holds Brown Bag Lunch, June 27

Date: Thursday, June 27, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Location: 104 Little Hall, UA Campus
Cost: Free and open to the public 

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The UA School of Social Work is pleased to announce an informational brown bag lunch with Dr. Harold Kudler, Clinical Lead of the Rural Health Program Mid-Atlantic Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN 6).  The lunch takes place Thursday, June 27, at 12 noon, in 104 Little Hall, on the UA campus.

 

Kudler, who is also an associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University School of Medicine, will talk about the mental health needs of rural veterans.

 

Since 2005, Kudler has been Associate Director of the VISN 6 Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC), which develops and disseminates best practices in support of Service Members, veterans, and their families.  Additionally, Kudler is an advanced candidate in the Psychoanalytic Education Center of the Carolinas (Adult and Child Programs) and was co-founder of the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study Center of North Carolina.  His expertise in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) stems from clinical and research work with combat veterans, ex-prisoners of war, survivors of other traumatic events, and their families.  He received his M.D. from Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York and completed psychiatric residency training at Yale University. In recent years, he has received numerous awards and honors, including the Honored Teacher Award from the Duke University Medical Center Department of Psychiatry, the Nancy C.A. Roeske, M.D. Certificate of Recognition for Excellence in Medical Education from the American Psychiatric Association, and the Edith Sabshin Award from the American Psychoanalytic Association for Excellence in Teaching.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information on the brown bag lunch, contact Robin Huebner, faculty member, UA School of Social Work at (205) 348-4339 or at rahuebner@sw.ua.edu

Contact Info: Robin Huebner, (205) 348-4339,Website,

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