WHAT: Schedule of APA Media Briefings
WHERE: 152nd Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association in Washington, DC
WHEN: May 15 - 20, 1999
Briefings will be held in the Washington, DC Convention Center, lobby level, Room 17. Please register as press in the APA Communications Center, lobby level, Room 10.
Monday, May 17, 1999, 8:15 a.m.
"APA Supports Disaster Relief"
APA Launches Disaster Relief Initiative with the Red Cross
Brian Flynn, Ed.D., Chief, Emergency Services and Disaster Relief Branch, Center for Mental Health Services
Jane Morgan, R.N., Associate, Disaster Mental Health Services, American Red Cross Disaster Services
Tuesday, May 18 1999, 8:15 a.m.
"Psychiatric Aspects of International Crisis"
Stevan Weine, M.D., University of Illinois (NR 362 & NR363 - 5/18 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.) Note: Dr. Weine has just returned from Albania where he worked with victims of the Kosovo crisis.
Meteorological Influence on Migraine Headaches
Galina Mindlin, M.D., Jefferson Medical College
(NR490 - 5/19 from 12 noon - 2:00 p.m.)
Unrecognized Dementia in Geriatric Patients
Felipe Sandoval, M.D., University of Mexico
(NR541 - 5/19 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Risk for Eating Disorders in Athletes
Andrés Pumariega, M.D., East Tennessee State University
(NR588 - 5/19 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)