Event Date: 2016-01-14 Event Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Event Title: Dr. Maria Elena Medina Mora, "Early Life Exposure to Violence and Mental Health Outcome"
Location: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Kresge 907 (Epidemiology Library)
Description: Dr. Medina Mora has served as Director-General of the
National Institute on Psychiatry (Mexico) a World Health
Collaboration Center Since 1976. She has a teaching
appointment in the National University of Mexico (UNAM).
She was nominated as Provost Distinguish International
Scholar at Penn State University (2008) and has an
appointment as Adjunct Professor at the Harvard T.H.
of Public Health. She was elected to serve at
the United Nations International Narcotics Control Board
for the periods 2000-2005 and 2005-2007. Dr. Medina
Mora is a member of the World Health Organization
Expert Committee on Addictions since 1986 and of the
International Consortium of Psychiatric Epidemiology.
She collaborates with WHO in the revision of the of ICD-
10 Mental and Behavioral Disorders as member of the
International Advisory Group and as Chair of the Field
Studies Coordination Group.