Psychiatry society to hold annual medical film festival

Posted by rmt22 at Mar 06, 2017 02:55 PM |
Medfest is held at universities around the world and this year our Psychiatry Society are supporting the mental health themed film festival.

This year's main theme is Matters of Life & Death. The festival consists of a series of film clips and a panel of psychiatrists and professionals who will be hosting a Q&A debate.

The event will take place on Thursday 16 March between 6 and 9pm in the Attenborough Lecture Theatre 3. The Society have put together a fantastic panel of experts for the event:

  • Professor Jayne Brown, who is a Professor of Palliative Care in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at De Montfort University
  • Professor Terry Brugha, Professor of Psychiatry, has worked as an Adult General Psychiatrist since 1977 and is now working as a clinical specialist in autism in adult general psychiatry
  • Lynsey Gozna, a Teaching Fellow in Applied and Forensic Psychology PhD, who teaches in the Department of Neuroscience, Psychology & Behaviour
  • Professor James Lindesay FRCPsych: current academic interests include psychiatric epidemiology, health services research, transcultural old age psychiatry, memory clinics, and clinical trials in dementia
  • Professor Mohammed Al-Urzi, MBChB, M Med Sci, FRCPsych, MD Honorary Proessor with Social and Epidemiological Psychiatry Research Group

There is no need to book your place at this event, which is open to both students and staff, but you can take a look at the Facebook event page.

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