Department of Psychiatry

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The Department of Psychiatry at Michigan State University is unlike any other in the country.


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7th Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference - Faith and Healing: Moving from Trauma to Empowerment

Thu, March 26, 2015 - Sat, March 28, 2015, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Dearborn Inn-A Marriott Hotel, 20301 Oakwood Blvd, Detroit, Michigan, 800-228-9290
Conference provides public health awareness for leaders and others in Muslim communities. Research presentations on areas related to Muslim mental health issues. Support provided by the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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April Grand Rounds

Thu, April 9, 2015, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
E-4 Fee Hall
Visiting Professor John Langfitt, Ph.D., Department of Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center

May Grand Rounds

Thu, May 14, 2015, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
C102 East Fee Hall (Patenge Room)
Morbidity and Mortality Conference - José Herrera, MD and Jesse Guasco, DO, PGY-3 Resident


Department of Psychiatry at Michigan State University

Looking for something different? The Department of Psychiatry is the only academic psychiatry department in the nation that is part of two medical schools, DO and MD. We have approximately 530 students doing third-year psychiatry rotations, the largest such clerkship in the USA. We have research programs located in Africa dealing with chronic diseases like HIV and malaria. Please peruse our website and see who we are and what we do.

Watch an introduction by our Chairperson, Dr. Jed Magen


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7th Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference

7th Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference

The MSU Department of Psychiatry, College of Osteopathic Medicine and Institute of International Health are pleased to announce the 7th Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference March 26-29, 2015.

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Michael Boivin, Professor

Michael Boivin: Why I do what I do

Michael Boivin, Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, and of Neurology and Ophthalmology, has spent more than two decades – including two years on Fulbright research fellowships – helping children in Africa affected by HIV, malaria and other diseases. He recently co-edited "Neuropsychology of Children in Africa."

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