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Depression Center Colloquium Series

For health professionals and researchers with an interest in depression and related illnesses.

Learning Objectives
For each Colloquium Series presentation, the learning objectives are:

To help physicians, researchers, social workers, psychologists, and other health care professionals to increase their knowledge of the epidemiology, etiology, and treatment of depression. With greater understanding of recent advances in depression research and new treatment modalities, clinicians can make more informed decisions regarding patient care and help to translate research into practice.

All programs run from 12:00 - 1:30 PM in the Rachel Upjohn Building auditorium (Garden Level), and offers 1.5 CE credits for psychiatrists, and social workers. There is no charge for attendance, and a pizza lunch is provided for those who register. For each colloquium, please arrive at 11:45 AM for lunch. The first speaker will begin promptly at 12 PM.

If you are unable to attend in-person, please check this webpage on the day of the event for a link to a live webcast of the presentation. To view the webcast, please make sure you have the following:


May 12, 2017

Exercise and Depression

  • John Ratey, MD
    Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • Rich Dopp, MD
    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Medical School, University of Michigan


May 26, 2017

Biomarkers--Enhancing Treatment Response

  • Sid Kennedy, MD, FRCPC, MRC Psych
    Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto
  • Jun Li, PhD
    Associate Professor of Human Genetics and Associate Professor of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, Medical School, Human Genetics Department, University of Michigan