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Distinguished Scientist Lecture February 17, 2017, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Location to be Confirmed

The Neuroscience of Major Depressive Disorder: Focus on Anhedonia


 Diego Pizzagalli, PhD 
 Professor of Psychiatry
 Harvard Medical School





Dr. Pizzagalli is director of the Center for Depression, Anxiety and Stress Research, director of the McLean Imaging Center, director of research of the Division of Depression and Anxiety Disorders, and a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Before joining McLean in 2010, he was the John and Ruth Hazel Associate Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard University. His research integrates clinical, behavioral, neuroimaging, and electrophysiological measures to gain a better understanding of mood disorders, particularly depression.

Continuing Education Credit:  The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  Other health care professionals are awarded .15 continuing education units (CEUs), which are equal to 1.5 contact hours.  In accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education requirements on disclosure, information about relationships of presenters with commercial interests (if any) will be included in materials which will be distributed at the time of the conference.  WPIC is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists.  WPIC maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.  This program is being offered for 1.5 continuing education credits. 

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