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03/07/2005
Best-Selling Author Kay Redfield Jamison To Speak at Hudson Valley

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, March 7, 2005

WHO: Kay Redfield Jamison, psychologist and best-selling author.
WHAT: Jamison will lecture about depression and suicide on college campuses.
WHEN:

11 a.m., Tuesday, March 8, 2005

WHERE:

Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium
Hudson Valley Community College
80 Vandenburgh Ave., Troy

DETAILS:

Jamison, a professor of psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and leading authority on mental health, is the author of The New York Times bestseller “An Unquiet Mind,” which chronicled her own struggle with manic-depression. She also has authored four other books, including national bestseller “Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide.”

She received her undergraduate and doctoral degree from UCLA, where she was a National Science Foundation Research Fellow, University of California Cook Scholar, John F. Kennedy Scholar, United States Public Health Service Pre-Doctoral Research Fellow and UCLA Graduate Woman of the Year.