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The next installment of Casey House’s mental health series of lectures for health care professionals and HIV/AIDS service providers- with Dr. Elise Hall & Dr. Mark Yudin

Registration is required, email to register today.

Thursday March 30th – 12:00-1:30pm
The 519 Church Street Community Centre

Join us for an interactive discussion about considering HIV status and psychiatric vulnerability during pregnancy and the postpartum period.  Pizza will be provided.

Presenters:
Elise Hall is a lecturer at the University of Toronto and staff physician in the department of psychiatry at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. Dr. Hall completed her undergraduate degree, medical school, and psychiatry residency at McMaster University. Following residency, she moved to San Francisco to do a consultation-liaison (psychosomatic medicine) fellowship at the University of California. This fellowship focused on women’s health and HIV psychiatry, as well as trauma-focused training in a female veteran population. Currently, her clinical focus remains HIV psychiatry and she spends her time doing inpatient and outpatient consultation-liaison work as well as providing care to community partners, including Casey House.

Mark Yudin is an associate professor at the University of Toronto (U of T) and a staff physician in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at St. Michael’s Hospital. He completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at U of T and a combined clinical and research fellowship in reproductive infectious diseases at Magee-Womens Hospital and the University of Pittsburgh. He received a masters degree in clinical research from the Graduate School of Public Health and the University of Pittsburgh. He co-founded the Positive Pregnancy Program, a comprehensive and multidisciplinary program for the care of HIV-positive pregnant women, in 2006, and is the current chair of the infectious diseases committee of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada

Casey House’s HIV series is intended as capacity building, knowledge exchange and education for health care professionals and HIV/AIDS service providers.

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