Generation at Risk: Breaking the Cycle of Senior Suicide

Date: Thursday, September 14, 2006 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Dirksen 562

Member Statements

  1. Senator Gordon H. Smith R (OR)
  2. Senator Herb Kohl D (WI)

Witnesses

  1. David Steffens, MD., M.H.S.
    Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine, Head, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry
    Duke University Medical Center
    Durham , NC
  2. Christopher Colenda, MD., M.P.H.
    The Jean and Thomas McMullin Dean of Medicine
    Office of the Dean
    College Station , TX
  3. Mel Kohn, MD.
    State Epidemiologist, Administrator, Office of Disease Prevention and Epidemiology
    Department of Health Services
    Salem , OR
  4. Art Walaszek, MD.
    Residency Training Director, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
    Madison , WI
  5. David Shern
    President and CEO
    National Mental Health Association
    Alexandria , VA