Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life's Greatest Challenges

Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life's Greatest Challenges

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Presented by 
Dennis S. Charney, M.D.
Dennis S. Charney, M.D.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


President for Academic Affairs

Scientific Council Member Emeritus

2019 Colvin Prizewinner for Outstanding Achievement in Mood Disorders Research

Dr. Dennis Charney is a world expert in the neurobiology and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders, having made fundamental contributions to the understanding of the causes of human anxiety, fear, and depression, and the discovery of new treatments for mood and anxiety disorders.

Moderated by 
Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D.
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

President and CEO

Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D., serves as the President & CEO of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, the largest private funder of mental health research grants. Dr. Borenstein developed the Emmy Award-nominated public television program “Healthy Minds,” and serves as host of the series. The program, which is broadcast nationwide, focuses on topics in psychiatry in order to educate the public, reduce stigma and offer a message of hope. Dr. Borenstein also serves as Editor-in-Chief of Psychiatric News, the newspaper of the American Psychiatric Association.

Dr. Borenstein is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine and serves as the Chair of the Section of Psychiatry at the Academy. He has served as the President of the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems. Among the many honors to his credit are the National Alliance on Mental Illness of NY State Connie Lieber Award, the American Psychiatric Association Special Presidential Commendation, and the Federation of Organizations Community Mental Health Man of the Year Award.