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The Nuns Devoted to Understanding Alzheimer's
Laura Hemmy, PhD discusses The Nun Study with Dr. Sanjay Gupta on CNN's vital+signs
Watch the video

Endocannabinoids and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Facts, Not Hype
Dr. Lucien Gonzalez discusses the science behind the law, and valid concerns surrounding certification now that ASD has been added to the list of qualifying medical conditions for Minnesota Medical Cannabis.
Read the article in the MNAAP newsletter

Physicians, heal thyselves: Peer support reduces errors, improves practitioner mental health
Katharine Nelson, MD was interviewed in a Minn Post article that discusses providing emotional support to doctors and other care providers who are impacted when something goes wrong and a patient is hurt. 
Read the MinnPost article


Welcome, New Faculty

Please join the Department of Psychiatry in welcoming our newest faculty members. 

Department Newsletter

Podcast series

illustration of human headDr. Kaz Nelson, Assistant Professor, along with host, George, serve as translators between the psychiatric field and the non-medical community. This series seeks to dispel myths, address listener questions, talk directly about serious topics, such as suicide, and inform the public about what they need to know to maintain mental health and a life worth living.