Dr. Anand Kumar featured on Comcast Newsmakers

Depression has become the number one cause of disability worldwide. What treatments and strategies are needed to combat this growing mental health crisis?

The UICDR’s Dr. Anand Kumar was interviewed on Comcast Newsmakers to discuss the medical, social and economic impact of depression. Additionally, he discussed the role of the UICDR in destigmatizing depression, and bringing it into the mainstream of medical research, healthcare, education, and public policy. Click here to see video.


Anand Kumar

Anand Kumar MD MHA

Anand Kumar, M.D., is Lizzie Gilman Professor and Head of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Kumar received his medical degree from MadrasMedicalCollege in Madras, India. He completed his Residency training in Psychiatry at the University of Michigan, Ann A ...