Impact of extreme violence on mental health
Schedule
19.10.2018
02:00pm to 04:00pm
Location
ISPUP Auditorium
Description

 

Language:

English

 

Note:

The Seminar is free entry. The request of a certificate and / or declaration of attendance must be ordered on the day of the event at the ISPUP Secretariat.

Speakers
Jutta Lindert
Affiliation
Professor of Public Health, University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer | President of the Public Mental Health Section of EUPHA

Jutta Lindert is full professor of Public Health at the University of Emden, Emden, Germany and resident scholar at the WRSC, Brandeis University, USA. Her main research interests are Global Public Mental Health, especially migration and mental health, violence, especially genocide and war and its impact on mental health, traumatic life events and mental health, and lifecourse epidemiology. Recently, she is working on resilience and well-being in marginalized groups. Additionally, she is president of the Section on “Public Mental Health” of the “European Association of Mental Health” (EUPHA). Currently, she is involved in several multicentre research-projects investigating mental health and resilience. Before being appointed as Professor of Public Health she worked at different universities in the United Kingdom (Queen Mary & The Barts in London) and in Germany (e.g. Protestant University of Ludwigsburg, University of Bielefeld, University of Mainz).