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March 1, 2019
Growing up in Ghana, Vincent Agyapong knew he was destined for a career in medicine. “My father was a farmer but he said I must become a doctor!”
February 3, 2019
The University of Alberta hosted a three-day workshop at the Walter C. MacKenzie Health Sciences Centre this weekend
January 30, 2019
U of A researchers use machine learning to identify schizophrenia from patient brain scans.
How three U of A Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute research teams are working with technology-based diagnostics, interventions and treatments to improve mental health.
January 1, 2019
He’s an accomplished multimedia artist, teacher, researcher and PhD student in the Department of Psychiatry’s Graduate Program.
All hail the Psychiatry Residents of PGY-3!
He grew up in a working-class family in southern India, earning a Master’s Degree in Pharmacy at Andhra University, northeast of Chennai, in the early 1980s.
Dr. Glen Baker, who has played more feature roles than an Oscar winner over the course of his multifaceted 41-year career in the Department of Psychiatry, has retired.
December 12, 2018
Brad Necyk's play Stormshelter gives you a compassionate look into the experience of living with the disorder
December 1, 2018
It’s a quiet, comforting, welcoming place, tucked inside the