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CLU to host Culver Endowment Lecture: "Our Social Brain: How We Can Use It in Health and Disease"

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

The first in a lecture series sponsored by the Culver Endowment is scheduled for Monday, February 7, 2011 from 2:45 to 4:00 p.m. in the Swenson Center for the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Rooms 101-102.  The lecture, entitled "Our Social Brain: How We Can Use It in Health and Disease," will be presented by Dr. Robert Liberman, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine.

As a mentor for several current and past CLU faculty, Dr. Liberman has also been an active member of the Conejo Valley community for many years.  He is considered the founding father of the field of psychiatric rehabilitation, and has been on the faculty of the UCLA School of Medicine since 1970.

Dr. Liberman has written 18 books and monographs, over 400 articles for professional journals and received awards for his work from the American Psychiatric Association, the Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapy, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the National Association for Research on Schizophrenia and Dpression, the Social Security Administration and the National Institutes of Health.  In 2002, he was honored with the Human Rights Award from the World Health Organization of the United Nations.

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