Schedule Of APA Media Briefings

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

    Robert Ursano, M.D., Chair, APA Committee on Disaster Psychiatry

    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"

    Landy F. Sparr, M.D., Portland VA Medical Center (IW20 -International War Crimes Tribunal: Psychiatry's Role, 5/18 from 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.)

    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.

Wednesday, May 19, 1999, 8:15 a.m.
"New Research for Clinical Practice"

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.)


Contact: Melissa Katz
American Psychiatric Association

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