8:15 - 9:15 am
Keynote Speaker: Gary Dunbar, PhDExecutive Director of the Field Neurosciences Institute, St. Mary's of MichiganDirector of the Neuroscience Program and the Brain Research and Integrative Neuroscience Center, Central Michigan University. Title: "New Frontiers in Healing a Broken Brain"
9:30 - 10:30 am
Speaker: James Hitt, PhD
Associate Professor, Saginaw Valley State University
Title: "Healing a Broken Brain, Healing a Broken Mind"
10:45 - 11:45 am
Panel Discussion with Great Lakes Bay Health Professionals and Speakers
Margaret Abbenante, LMSW ACSW (Veterans Administration)
Social Work Executive,
Assistant Chief, Mental Health
Wayne Hales, JD (Veterans Administration)
Christa Persyn, MD
Physicians Administrator, Dept. of Emergency Medicine Covenant HealthCare
Assistant Clinical Professor, CMU College of Medicine
The Conference was approved by the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative for up to 3 CMEs. Central Michigan University College of Medicine approved up to 3 CMEs for physicians, nurses and other health professionals.
The conference is free with with on-line registration and is open to health professionals, students, and the public.