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Lewis to speak at Women's Health Lecture Series

Dr. Beth Lewis, assistant professor in the School of Kinesiology, is to be one of four featured panelists for a Lecture Series on Interdisciplinary Women's Health.

Along with Dr. Lewis, featured panelists will include Dr. Patricia Harrison of the Minneapolis Department of Health and Family Support, Dwenda Gjerdingen, M.D., M.S., of the University of Minnesota Medical School, and Michelle Wiersgalla, M.D., also of the University of Minnesota Medical School.The lecture will cover topics on perinatal issues and women's mental health from an interdisciplinary behavioral and medical approach. The objectives of the lecture series seek to understand the importance of prenatal and postpartum depression, to understand the practices and treatments of these conditions, and to share the benefits for being screened within the context of other psychosocial risk-factors.

The event will take place on Monday, May 9 from 4:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. in room 5-125 of Moos Tower on the University of Minnesota campus. Refreshments will be provided. For further information on this event, email wmhealth@umn.edu, or call (626) 626-1125.

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