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Postpartum Depression: New Research & Treatments

March 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm MDT

Free

Friday, March 15, 2019, noon – 1:30 p.m.

If you or someone you love has suffered from postpartum depression, you are not alone. One out of nine women in the United States experience symptoms of postpartum depression.  

Come learn more about the causes and novel treatments of perinatal/postpartum depression from two nationally recognized experts, Dr. Kristina M. Deligiannidis and Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody.

This research-driven, informative talk will provide information on new treatment options to help you feel informed and empowered.  

  • Who: Mental health clinicians and people who deal with perinatal depression and anxiety and their family members.  
  • When: Friday, March 15, noon – 1:30 p.m. 
  • Where: Hotel Park City, Aspen Room, 2001 Park Ave., Park City, UT 84060 
  • Cost: FREE, but space is limited. 
  • RSVP: [email protected] 
  • BYOL: Bring Your Own Lunch 

Speakers: 

Dr. Kristina M. Deligiannidis – Director of Women’s Behavioral Health, Zucker Hillside Hospital; Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Ob.Gyn, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell; Associate Professor, Center for Psychiatric Neuroscience, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. Her research uses brain imaging to learn about the pathophysiology of postpartum depression.  

Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody – University of North Carolina School of Medicine Ray M. Hayworth and Family Distinguished Professor of Mood Disorders; Director of the Perinatal Psychiatry Program, UNC Center for Women’s Mood Disorders. Her work focuses on understanding the genetic signature of postpartum depression and developing novel treatments. This includes using a smart phone app to recruit patients for a large international genetic study. 

Dr. Deligiannidis and Dr. Meltzer-Brody both collaborate on the clinical trials of the fast-acting anti-depressant brexanolone and Dr. Meltzer-Brody has served as the principal investigator of the trials.  

Presented by CONNECT Summit County in partnership with the Psychiatric Research Society.

RSVP to CON[email protected] to reserve your spot today.  

Details

Date:
March 15, 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm MDT
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Hotel Park City
2001 Park Avenue
Park City, UT 84060 United States
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