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UPCOMING SEMINAR - Assoc. Prof. Yoram Barak

Posted by on 7 March 2022 | Comments

1:00pm, Monday, 7th March,
Room BIG13, Ground Floor,
Biochemistry Building,
710 Cumberland St

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Assoc. Prof. Yoram Barak

Psychiatric Dept, Otago School of Medicine, Psychological Medicine

‘What do we really know about Brain Health?’

Dr Yoram Barak is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Otago School of Medicine, Dunedin and Consultant Psychogeriatrician at the SDHB. He is the convenor for 4th year students for the department of Psychological Medicine.

Trained in medicine and psychiatry at the Sackler School of Medicine. In 1993 he became an Israel Medical Scientific Council Specialist in Psychiatry, and in 2004 was awarded a Master in Health Administration from Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel.

Dr Barak was the Medical Director of Israel’s Inpatient Psychiatric Services for Holocaust survivors for 25 years. He is past president of the Israeli Association of Old-Age Psychiatry, and is on the Associate Editor for Aging Psychiatry of the Frontiers in Psychiatry.  Dr Barak serves on the board of the Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age for the RANZCPsychiatry.

Research interests include a wide range of psychiatric conditions with special emphasis on old-age psychiatry, and suicide. He has published extensively in these areas, and is author or co-author of over 200 peer-reviewed journal articles. His book "Preventing Alzheimer's Disease" has been published in the US.