Expert Q&A Presentations

Major Depressive Disorder


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Speakers

  • Larry Culpepper, MD

    Larry Culpepper, MD

    Larry Culpepper, MD

    Professor of Family Medicine

    Larry Culpepper, MD, is a professor of family medicine and the founding chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at Boston University. He received his MD from Baylor College of Medicine and his MPH from Boston University. Dr Culpepper has conducted federally funded studies of depression and anxiety, otitis media, and school- and community-based interventions to improve pregnancy outcomes and to prevent teen pregnancies. He is a member of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, and the National Sleep Foundation Scientific Advisory Boards and is the editor of the Primary Care Companion for CNS Diseases. He served as president of the North American Primary Care Research Group and was co-PI of the Primary Care Anxiety Project.
  • Michael E. Thase, MD

    Michael E. Thase, MD

    Michael E. Thase, MD

    Professor of Psychiatry

    Michael E. Thase, MD, is professor of psychiatry and director of the Mood and Anxiety Section in the department of psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and directs the Mood Disorders Research studies at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr Thase’s research focuses on the assessment and treatment of mood disorders, including studies of the differential therapeutics of both depression and bipolar affective disorder. He has authored or co-authored 16 books, numerous scientific articles and book chapters, and is involved in several professional organizations that include the American Psychiatric Association, the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology, and the National Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.