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Suicide to be Focus of Menninger's Spring Symposium for Mental Health Professionals

Thursday, February 20, 2014
suicide-tree-2-copy-copyNational leaders in the area of suicide treatment and research will present at The Menninger Clinic’s annual spring symposium, "The Problem of Suicide: Discovering Hope," on Friday, March 28, at Houston's J.W. Marriott in the Galleria.
Licensed mental health disciplines may sign up for the 7.25 contact/credit/clock hours of continuing education. Details are provided in the symposium brochure.
Registration is now open; clinicians may also call Bree Scott at 713-275-5060 to register.
Faculty are:
  • John F. Greden, MD, University of Michigan;
  • Maria A. Oquendo, MD, Columbia University;
  • Matthew K. Nock, PhD, Harvard University;
  • Thomas E. Ellis, PsyD, ABPP, The Menninger Clinic;
  • Shawn C. Shea, MD, Training Institute for Suicide Assessment and Clinical Interviewing;
  • Nancy Rappaport, MD, Harvard Medical School;
  • Pam Greene, PhD, RN, The Menninger Clinic; and
  • Kimberly A. Van Orden, PhD, University of Rochester Medical Center.

Honor for Chief of Staff

The annual symposium, which is jointly sponsored with Baylor College of Medicine, has been named in honor of John M. Oldham, MD, MS, senior vice president and chief of staff, The Menninger Clinic and executive vice chair for Clinical Affairs and Development; Barbara and Corbin J. Robertson, Jr. Endowed Chair in Personality Disorders; and professor in the Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine.
Beginning this year, the spring symposium will be named the John M. Oldham National Mental Health Symposium. Dr. Oldham is the current scientific chair for the symposium.