Friday June 20 - Saturday 21, 2014
Main Conference Agenda
27th Annual PSI Conference with University of North Carolina
Center for Women’s Mood Disorders
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
“Creating Connections between Communities, Practitioners, and Science: Innovative Care for Perinatal Mood Disorders”
2014 Conference Keynote Presenters:
David Rubinow, MD, Assad Meymandi Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an internationally known expert in the evaluation and treatment of women with mood disorders that occur during periods of hormonal change, will speak about cutting edge research on women’s mental health.
Marguerite Morgan, LMSW, PhD, Clinical Supervisor of Arbor Circle Early Childhood Services, Grand Rapids, MI, will address Perinatal Mood Disorders and the perspectives of African American childbearing women.
Joy Burkhard, MBA, Founder of the California Maternal Mental Health Collaborative and the national 2020 Mom Project, "A Look from the Outside In: Barriers to Screening & Treatment." Joy will share what brought her to our cause, her interest in collaboration. and what the 2020 Mom Project is doing to address barriers to care.
Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, MPH, Director of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Perinatal Psychiatry Program, will review psychopharmacologic treatment of perinatal psychiatric illness.
FRIDAY NIGHT BANQUET
Katherine Stone, Banquet Emcee, founder and editor of Postpartum Progress, the world’s leading blog on postpartum depression, a columnist for Disney’s Babble.com, and the founder of Postpartum Progress Inc., a national nonprofit focused on vastly improving support for women with PPD
Susan Benjamin Feingold, PsyD, Banquet Keynote Speaker, author of “Happy Endings, New Beginnings: Navigating Postpartum Disorders,” will present the Banquet Keynote address, followed by a book signing.