2019 CGH Research Symposium

October 25, 2019 5:30 pm
Clark Hall
2019 CGH Symposium

The 2019 CGH Research Symposuim

Join us as we meet to learn from scholars, colleagues, and leaders in global health.

5:30PM Welcome to the 2019 Center for Global Health Symposium - Clark Hall, Mural Room
5:30-6:30PM Scholar Poster Session including the work of ~50 CGH Scholars engaged in global health research in
Rwanda, Guatemala, Uganda, South Africa, Peru and the United States
6:30PM Keynote featuring Dr. Reynolds 
7:15PM Closing Remarks and Reception

Our Keynote speaker is Charles F. Reynolds III, MD. Dr. Reynolds is internationally renowned in the field of geriatric psychiatry. His primary research interests focus on mood, grief, and sleep disorders of later life, with a particular focus on mental health services in primary care, improving treatment strategies, depression prevention, and promotion of brain health in older adults. In addition to his national presence, Dr. Reynolds cofounded the Global Consortium on Depression Prevention, a network of investigators active around the globe.  

Dr. Reynolds leads an NIMH-sponsored project to develop scalable depression prevention strategies for use in low-resource countries. In this context, he travels annually to India to work with his team at the Goa Medical College. He has also served as a visiting professor in psychogeriatrics in the Netherlands, Brazil, India, Japan, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Australia, and New Zealand, attesting to his now global impact on the field.

Dr. Reynolds graduated magna cum laude in philosophy from the University of Virginia before earning his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine in 1973. He is board-certified in psychiatry with added qualifications in geriatric psychiatry.