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Virtual Live Event – Importance Of Adherence To Outcomes In Schizophrenia & Bipolar Disorder

Virtual Live Event | December 4, 2020 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm MT
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Description

A Virtual Live Event for PsychU members in ID, NV, & WY.

Nonadherence is a serious problem that can compromise treatment effectiveness in psychiatry. This presentation will review the multidimensional factors that contribute to adherence, discuss consequences of poor adherence, and bring to light implementation strategies to address adherence.

Event Speakers

Leon Ravin, MD
Psychiatrist and Statewide Psychiatric Medical Director for the Division of Public and Behavioral Health, State of Nevada

Dr. Leon Ravin is a Psychiatrist and Statewide Psychiatric Medical Director for the Division of Public and Behavioral Health, State of Nevada. He is an expert in general adult and forensic psychiatry and serves as a Clinical Professor at the University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Medicine. Dr. Ravin serves on the Executive Committee of the Medical Directors Council of the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, on the LAI work group for SMI Adviser, an APA and SAMHSA initiative, and on the Conference Committee for the National Psychopharmacology Update, the largest psychopharmacology conference in the United States. Dr. Ravin’s interests include delivery of psychiatric care, mental health laws, and medical ethics. He is one of the lead trainers for the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

Sucharita Somkuwar, PhD, BPharm
Medical Science Liaison

Areas of Expertise

  • Neurobiology of Psychiatric Disorders
  • Pharmacology
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
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