TAMEST Conversation on COVID-19: Mental and Behavioral Health
TAMEST (The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas) hosted a conversation on COVID-19: Mental and Behavioral Health on Thursday, May 28, 2020. TAMEST member institutions, the greater Texas research community and more joined TAMEST Member Ellen R. Gritz, Ph.D. (NAM), The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, for a conversation with state, national and international experts Lynn F. Bufka, Ph.D., American Psychological Association, Andy Keller, Ph.D., The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute, and Thomas R. Kosten, M.D., Baylor College of Medicine, on the modeling and study of the mental health impacts of the pandemic, including substance abuse, anxiety, depression and psychiatric treatment.
Moderator: Ellen R. Gritz, Ph.D. (NAM)
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Speaker: Lynn F. Bufka, Ph.D.
Practice Research and Policy
American Psychological Association
Speaker: Andy Keller, Ph.D.
President and CEO
Linda Perryman Evans Presidential Chair
The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute
Speaker: Thomas R. Kosten, M.D.
Waggoner Professor in Psychiatry,
Pharmacology, Neuroscience, Immunology
Baylor College of Medicine