The Center for History Of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis in collaboration with the Washington University Assembly Series and the Barnes-Jewish Hospital (BJC) Medical Staff Association presents a visiting lectureship, “PTSD in Military and Civilian Life” featuring David J. Morris, author of The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Tuesday, Oct. 3: “PTSD in Military and Civilian Life” – 5:30 p.m. – Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 310, Danforth Campus. Assembly Series program featuring David J. Morris in conversation with Tonya Edmond and James Peterson. Book signing will follow. For more information: assemblyseries.wustl.edu
Wednesday, Oct. 4: “PTSD: Current Concepts in Treatment” – 8:00-9:00 a.m. – Clopton Auditorium, Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Panel discussion featuring David J. Morris with VA clinical psychologists Brittany Jacobson, Kara O’Leary and Sarah Shia.
Wednesday, Oct. 4: “What We Talk About When We Talk About PTSD” – 4:30 p.m. – Moore Auditorium, North Medical Building, WUSTL Medical Campus. David J. Morris will deliver the 58th Historia Medica lecture.
David J. Morris is a former Marine infantry officer and author of The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder which describes his experiences as a reporter in Iraq and his struggles with post-traumatic stress. A New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice and a Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist, the book also examines the historical and cultural origins of PTSD.
All events are free and open to the public.
Map/Parking for October 3 event: https://wustl.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Danforth-Campus-Map-2017.pdf
Map/Parking for October 4 events: https://www.barnesjewish.org/Portals/0/PDF-Files/BJH_CampusMap_Extended_2017.pdf
South Garage at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Clayton Garage, 4485 Clayton Ave. There is also metered parking and bicycle racks available.
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