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Resilience: How Nature & Nurture Shape Us

Webinar | February 26, 2019 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ET
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Description

Webinar: Resilience: How Nature & Nurture Shape Us

Location: Online Via PsychU.org

Description: Why any given experience should induce one person to adapt, while another is edged toward a maladaptive stress response that could ultimately lead to psychiatric illness, is not clearly understood. However, new insights are emerging.

In this webinar, Dr. Aida Mihajlovic and Dr. Greg Mattingly will discuss how the influences of nature and nurture shape an individual's response to stress, and what the field of mental health has learned about building resilience in individuals living with mental illness.

Speakers are paid consultants to Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

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Event Speakers

Greg Mattingly, MD
Featured Speaker

Greg Mattingly, MD, is an Associate Clinical Professor at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO, where he teaches psychopharmacology courses for medical students. He is principal investigator in clinical trials for Midwest Research Group in Weldon Spring, MO; is a founding partner of St. Charles Psychiatric Associates, and serves on the board of Headway House. He also serves on the board of directors for the American Professional Society of ADHD & Related Disorders (APSARD) and is a certified evaluator for the NFL regarding ADHD and head concussions.

Dr. Mattingly received his MD at Washington University. He is a board certified adult and adolescent psychiatrist and is a Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners. He has served on numerous national and international advisory panels, and received awards and distinctions for clinical leadership and neuroscience research.

Aida Mihajlovic, MD, MS
Featured Speaker

Aida Spahic Mihajlovic, MD, MS, is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at UIC, where she is also a faculty supervisor and mentor for residents and medical students. She focuses on immigrant/refugee care, political torture survivors, and community psychiatry. Dr. Mihajlovic is a member of American Psychiatric Association Disaster Psychiatry Committee, the GAP Committee on Political Violence & Terrorism, and is a Fellow of the American College of Psychiatrists. In addition, she also serves as a Board Member of AASP, a Council Member for the Illinois Psychiatric Society, and the Chair of the Women’s Committee for IPS. Her published research addresses refugee mental health, and is particularly focused on suicide in youth and adults. She also has expertise in the reconstitution of social networks after migration.

She received her MD from the University of Sarajevo in Bosnia, and completed a residency in psychiatry at Loyola University Medical Center Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences in Maywood, Illinois.

Rachel Self, PhD
Moderator

Rachel Self, PhD, is a Senior Medical Science Liaison for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

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