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Symposia
Community-based mental health interventions: From global to local
October 23, 2019
9:30 AM

2019 CANADA GAIRDNER GLOBAL HEALTH SYMPOSIUM

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
9:30 am-1:15 pm

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning
Auditorium, 2nd Floor
686 Bay Street, Toronto

Watch at zoom.us/j/584030667

REGISTER HERE

Speakers

9:30-9:35 am

Opening Remarks:  
Chair: Stan Zlotkin OC MD PhD FRCP(C), Chief, Centre for Global Child Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON

9:35-9:45 am

Welcome Remarks and Keynote Introduction:
Janet Rossant CC PhD FRS FRSC, President & Scientific Director, Gairdner Foundation

9:45 -10:15 am

Transforming Mental Health Globally
Vikram Patel, MBBS, PhD
2019 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Laureate; The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health, Department of Global Health & Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Co-founder, Sangath, Goa, India

10:15-10:40 am

THE BANYAN- IN CONVERSATION with DR. KARLEE SILVER
Vandana Gopikumar, PhD
Co-Founder, The Banyan & The Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health; Professor, School of Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)
Chennai, India

10:40-11:05 am

IMPROVING HOUSING AND HEALTH OUTCOMES FOR PERSONS EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS AND MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES
Vicky Stergiopoulos, MD, MHSc, MSc, BSc
Physician-in-Chief, Centre for Addiction & Mental Health (CAMH) ; Professor and Vice-Chair, Clinical and Innovation, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, Canada

11:05-11:20 am
Health Break

 11:20- 11:45 am

FROM FACILITY BASED CARE TO COMMUNITY BASED INTERVENTIONS: A ‘SPIRIT’ED RESPONSE TO THE BURDEN OF ALCOHOL USE DISORDERS
Abhijit Nadkarni MBBS,DPM,MRCPsych,MSc,PhD
Associate Professor, Centre for Global Mental Health (CGMH), Department of Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK; Co-Director, Addictions Research Group, Sangath, Goa, India
Goa, India; London, UK

11:45 am-12:10 pm

FRIENDSHIP BENCHES NYC CLOSING TREATMENT GAPS AND ADVANCING EQUITY ACROSS NYC NEIGHBORHOODS
Takeesha White, LMSW 
Friendship Bench Program, New York; Acting Assistant Commissioner in the Center for Health Equity, at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
New York City, NY, USA

 

12:10-1:10 pm
Panel Discussion

Panel Moderator
Peter Szatmari
Professor and Head, Division of Child and Youth Mental Health, University of Toronto; Chief of Child and Youth Mental Health Collaborative, The Hospital for Sick Children and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada

Panel Members

Renee Linklater               
PhD Director, Shkaabe Makwa, CAMH
Toronto, ON, Canada

Daisy Singla
Assistant Professor, Equity, Gender and Population, Psychotherapies, Humanities and Education Scholarship, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, Canada

Takeesha White

Abhijit Nadkarni

Vicky Stergiopoulos

Vikram Patel

 

1:10-1:15 pm

Closing Remarks

Chair: Stan Zlotkin OC MD PhD FRCP(C), Chief, Centre for Global Child Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON

Sponsors:

 

 




Event Information

october, 2019

october, 2019

201923oct9:30 am- 1:10 pmCommunity-based mental health interventions: From global to local9:30 am - 1:10 pm Event Type:SymposiaEvent Audience:Biomedical Scientists,Public,Students

Event Details

2019 CANADA GAIRDNER GLOBAL HEALTH SYMPOSIUM

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
9:30 am-1:15 pm

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning
Auditorium, 2nd Floor
686 Bay Street, Toronto

Watch at zoom.us/j/584030667

REGISTER HERE

Speakers

9:30-9:35 am

Opening Remarks:  
Chair: Stan Zlotkin OC MD PhD FRCP(C), Chief, Centre for Global Child Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON

9:35-9:45 am

Welcome Remarks and Keynote Introduction:
Janet Rossant CC PhD FRS FRSC, President & Scientific Director, Gairdner Foundation

9:45 -10:15 am

Transforming Mental Health Globally
Vikram Patel, MBBS, PhD
2019 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Laureate; The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health, Department of Global Health & Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Co-founder, Sangath, Goa, India

10:15-10:40 am

THE BANYAN- IN CONVERSATION with DR. KARLEE SILVER
Vandana Gopikumar, PhD
Co-Founder, The Banyan & The Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health; Professor, School of Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)
Chennai, India

10:40-11:05 am

IMPROVING HOUSING AND HEALTH OUTCOMES FOR PERSONS EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS AND MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES
Vicky Stergiopoulos, MD, MHSc, MSc, BSc
Physician-in-Chief, Centre for Addiction & Mental Health (CAMH) ; Professor and Vice-Chair, Clinical and Innovation, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, Canada

11:05-11:20 am
Health Break

 11:20- 11:45 am

FROM FACILITY BASED CARE TO COMMUNITY BASED INTERVENTIONS: A ‘SPIRIT’ED RESPONSE TO THE BURDEN OF ALCOHOL USE DISORDERS
Abhijit Nadkarni MBBS,DPM,MRCPsych,MSc,PhD
Associate Professor, Centre for Global Mental Health (CGMH), Department of Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK; Co-Director, Addictions Research Group, Sangath, Goa, India
Goa, India; London, UK

11:45 am-12:10 pm

FRIENDSHIP BENCHES NYC CLOSING TREATMENT GAPS AND ADVANCING EQUITY ACROSS NYC NEIGHBORHOODS
Takeesha White, LMSW 
Friendship Bench Program, New York; Acting Assistant Commissioner in the Center for Health Equity, at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
New York City, NY, USA

 

12:10-1:10 pm
Panel Discussion

Panel Moderator
Peter Szatmari
Professor and Head, Division of Child and Youth Mental Health, University of Toronto; Chief of Child and Youth Mental Health Collaborative, The Hospital for Sick Children and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada

Panel Members

Renee Linklater               
PhD Director, Shkaabe Makwa, CAMH
Toronto, ON, Canada

Daisy Singla
Assistant Professor, Equity, Gender and Population, Psychotherapies, Humanities and Education Scholarship, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, Canada

Takeesha White

Abhijit Nadkarni

Vicky Stergiopoulos

Vikram Patel

 

1:10-1:15 pm

Closing Remarks

Chair: Stan Zlotkin OC MD PhD FRCP(C), Chief, Centre for Global Child Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON

Sponsors:

 

 

Time

(Wednesday) 9:30 am - 1:10 pm

RSVP (E-mail or link)

https://gairdner2019.eventbrite.ca

201923oct9:30 am- 1:10 pmCommunity-based mental health interventions: From global to local9:30 am - 1:10 pm Event Type:SymposiaEvent Audience:Biomedical Scientists,Public,Students

Event Details

2019 CANADA GAIRDNER GLOBAL HEALTH SYMPOSIUM

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
9:30 am-1:15 pm

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning
Auditorium, 2nd Floor
686 Bay Street, Toronto

Watch at zoom.us/j/584030667

REGISTER HERE

Speakers

9:30-9:35 am

Opening Remarks:  
Chair: Stan Zlotkin OC MD PhD FRCP(C), Chief, Centre for Global Child Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON

9:35-9:45 am

Welcome Remarks and Keynote Introduction:
Janet Rossant CC PhD FRS FRSC, President & Scientific Director, Gairdner Foundation

9:45 -10:15 am

Transforming Mental Health Globally
Vikram Patel, MBBS, PhD
2019 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Laureate; The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health, Department of Global Health & Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Co-founder, Sangath, Goa, India

10:15-10:40 am

THE BANYAN- IN CONVERSATION with DR. KARLEE SILVER
Vandana Gopikumar, PhD
Co-Founder, The Banyan & The Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health; Professor, School of Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)
Chennai, India

10:40-11:05 am

IMPROVING HOUSING AND HEALTH OUTCOMES FOR PERSONS EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS AND MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES
Vicky Stergiopoulos, MD, MHSc, MSc, BSc
Physician-in-Chief, Centre for Addiction & Mental Health (CAMH) ; Professor and Vice-Chair, Clinical and Innovation, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, Canada

11:05-11:20 am
Health Break

 11:20- 11:45 am

FROM FACILITY BASED CARE TO COMMUNITY BASED INTERVENTIONS: A ‘SPIRIT’ED RESPONSE TO THE BURDEN OF ALCOHOL USE DISORDERS
Abhijit Nadkarni MBBS,DPM,MRCPsych,MSc,PhD
Associate Professor, Centre for Global Mental Health (CGMH), Department of Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK; Co-Director, Addictions Research Group, Sangath, Goa, India
Goa, India; London, UK

11:45 am-12:10 pm

FRIENDSHIP BENCHES NYC CLOSING TREATMENT GAPS AND ADVANCING EQUITY ACROSS NYC NEIGHBORHOODS
Takeesha White, LMSW 
Friendship Bench Program, New York; Acting Assistant Commissioner in the Center for Health Equity, at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
New York City, NY, USA

 

12:10-1:10 pm
Panel Discussion

Panel Moderator
Peter Szatmari
Professor and Head, Division of Child and Youth Mental Health, University of Toronto; Chief of Child and Youth Mental Health Collaborative, The Hospital for Sick Children and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada

Panel Members

Renee Linklater               
PhD Director, Shkaabe Makwa, CAMH
Toronto, ON, Canada

Daisy Singla
Assistant Professor, Equity, Gender and Population, Psychotherapies, Humanities and Education Scholarship, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, Canada

Takeesha White

Abhijit Nadkarni

Vicky Stergiopoulos

Vikram Patel

 

1:10-1:15 pm

Closing Remarks

Chair: Stan Zlotkin OC MD PhD FRCP(C), Chief, Centre for Global Child Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON

Sponsors:

 

 

Time

(Wednesday) 9:30 am - 1:10 pm

RSVP (E-mail or link)

https://gairdner2019.eventbrite.ca




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