Penn professor addresses depression Jan. 12 at Louisville’s Second Presbyterian Church Lecture sponsored by UofL Depression Center

    Michael Thase, M.D.


    Michael E. Thase, M.D.
    Professor of Psychiatry
    Department of Psychiatry
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Treatment and Research Program
    University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

    “Overcoming Depression: Finding a Path to Recovery”
    Thase will identify the most effective treatments for depression, describe methods for gaining full recovery and address the latest treatments for depression. Admission is free.

    The lecture is sponsored by The University of Louisville Depression Center, Kentuckiana’s leading resource for depression and bipolar disorder treatment, research and education. It is a charter member of the National Network of Depression Centers (NNDC), a consortium of leading depression centers that develops and fosters connections among members to advance scientific discovery and provide stigma-free, evidence-based care to patients with depressive and bipolar illnesses. Funding for the NNDC Visiting Professor program was awarded through a competitive grant from the National Network of Depression Centers.

    Thursday, Jan. 12, 6-7 p.m.

    Second Presbyterian Church, 3701 Old Brownsboro Road

    UofL Depression Center, 502-588-4886,


    Jill Scoggins is proud of her role as an academic communications professional with more than 25 years’ experience with universities in four states. At UofL, she manages communications for several departments, divisions, institutes and centers within the School of Medicine. Her areas include women’s health, pediatrics, family medicine, geriatric medicine, cardiology and cardiovascular surgery and oncology/hematology, among others.