Professor David Healy, Professor of Psychiatry, Bangor University, United Kingdom
Title: Responsibility Care and Neuroscience
Wednesday 13 March 2019
Location: Universiteitssingel 50 (UNS50), Blauwe zaal 0.40
Lecture: 16 hrs. |
Discussion: 17 hrs|
David Healy is a Professor of Psychiatry at Bangor University. He studied medicine in University College Dublin, Ireland, and at Cambridge University. He is a former Secretary of the British Association for Psychopharmacology, and author of over 200 peer reviewed articles, 250 other pieces and 24 books, including The Antidepressant Era, and The Creation of Psychopharmacology from Harvard University Press, The Psychopharmacologists Volumes 1-3, Let Them Eat Prozac from New York University Press, Mania from Johns Hopkins University Press and Pharmageddon from California University Press.
His main areas of research are adverse effects of treatment, clinical trials in psychopharmacology, the history of psychopharmacology, and the impact of both trials and psychotropic drugs on our culture.
He has been involved as an expert witness in homicide, suicide and birth defect legal actions involving psychotropic drugs, and in bringing problems with these drugs to the attention of American and British regulators, as well raising awareness of how pharmaceutical companies sell drugs by marketing diseases and co-opting academic opinion-leaders, ghost-writing their articles.
Participation is free, but please note that registration is obligatory.