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7th Annual Prechter Lecture

 

“Managing Moods –
The Human Computer Interface”

Initiated in 2007, this lecture series brings to Ann Arbor, MI each year distinguished researchers to give a talk on bipolar genetics and spend time collaborating with the University of Michigan research team.

The 7th Annual Prechter Lecture was held on:

Monday, October 28, 2013, 1-5 pm
U-M Depression Center Auditorium,
Rachel Upjohn Building
4250 Plymouth Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

We were pleased to present:

  • Keynote speaker Emily Mower Provost, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Michigan
    Dr. Provost presented on "Human Behavior Understanding and Engineering: A Partnership"
  • Paula Goldman and Erica Prochaska
    Second-year medical students at the University of Michigan
    Ms. Goldman and Ms. Prochaska presented "Depression and Cancer in Quito, Ecuador - Integrating Technology in Assessing Moods and Support Systems"
  • John Piette, Ph.D.
    Professor of Public Health and Medicine, University of Michigan
    Dr. Piette presented "High Tech & High Touch: Advances in Mobile Health Systems for Managing Mood Disorders"
  • Melvin McInnis, M.D.
    Thomas B. and Nancy Upjohn Woodworth Professor of Bipolar Disorder and Depression; Director of the Bipolar Research Program, Department of Psychiatry; Associate Director, University of Michigan Depression Center
    As the Principal Investigator of the Prechter Bipolar Research Fund, Dr. McInnis presented a synopsis of the afternoon’s program.