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Inaugural Carl Bell Memorial Lecture

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Join us for the inaugural Carl Bell Memorial Lecture, Wednesday, September 16th, 2020, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Keynote speaker for the event is David Satcher, MD, Ph.D., former Surgeon General of the United States, and former Director of the Centers for Disease Control, his address, "Revisiting the Surgeon’s General Report on Mental Health: Science, Policy, and Health"

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About Carl Bell

Dr. Carl Bell served as a distinguished professor of psychiatry and public health at the University of Illinois Chicago, and in addition was a National Institute of Mental Health researcher. During his 35 year long career, Bell dedicated much of his work confronting the impact of violence-related trauma on child development, including fetal alcohol syndrome, and HIV prevention. His legacy of work is highlighted by his tireless dedication to helping the African American community, focusing on issues of criminal and juvenile justice reforms and prevention.

The author of more than 400 books, chapters and scientific publications, Dr. Bell had a deep passion to help people, and brought insight and wisdom to mental health care treatment.