Lindner Center of HOPE Chief Research Officer to present at “IX International Symposium on Psychopathology and Clinical Psychiatry” in Santiago, Chile

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Susan L. McElroy, MDSeptember, 27, 2013 , Mason, OHSusan L. McElroy, MD, Lindner Center of HOPE, Chief Research Officer and University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, will present at “IX International Symposium on Psychopathology and Clinical Psychiatry” at Clinica Alemana in Santiago, Chile on October 4th and 5th, 2013. She is one of just a few international lecturers presenting during this course.

Dr. McElroy will present Eating Disorders Today: A General Overview and Binge Eating Disorder: Diagnostic, Comorbidities and Treatment. The first presentation is intended to provide an update on Eating Disorders and the second is a more in-depth discussion of binge eating disorder.

Dr. McElroy is internationally known for her research in bipolar disorder, eating disorders, obesity, impulse control disorders and pharmacology. She is the author of over 500 scientific papers in leading medical journals and was the 8th most cited scientist in the world published in the fields of psychiatry and psychology since 1996. She has also authored over 150 reviews and chapters in major psychiatric textbooks. Dr. McElroy is the editor or author of 4 scientific books and serves on the editorial boards of 5 journals.

As Chief Research Officer for Lindner Center of HOPE, a mental health center of excellence, near Cincinnati, Ohio, she oversees multiple ongoing studies in mood, anxiety, eating and impulse control disorders, genetics and psychopharmacology.

Lindner Center of HOPE provides excellent, patient-centered, scientifically-advanced care for individuals suffering with mental illness. A state-of-the-science, mental health center and charter member of the National Network of Depression Centers, the Center provides psychiatric hospitalization and partial hospitalization for individuals age 12-years-old and older, outpatient services for all ages, diagnostic and short-term residential services for adults, intensive outpatient program for substance abuse and co-occurring disorders for adults and research. The Center is enhanced by its partnership with UC Health as its clinicians are ranked among the best providers locally, nationally and internationally. Together Lindner Center of HOPE and UC Health offer a true system of mental health care in the Greater Cincinnati area and across the country. The Center is also affiliated with the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine.

CONTACT:
Jennifer Pierson
Lindner Center of HOPE
(513) 536 -0316
jennifer.pierson@lindnercenter.org

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