22 Feb 2018 • 0800-1500
Texas A&M Health Science Center
3950 North A.W. Grimes Boulevard,
Round Rock, TX 78665

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Note: Anyone who registers on or after Friday, February 16, may have to watch the symposium from an overflow room. Also, those who register on or after Friday, February 16, are not guaranteed a lunch.

TexVet.org enthusiastically supports scientific research applied for public benefit - especially in the field of veterans' mental health. Our annual symposium series provides a platform for respected cutting-edge researchers and veteran service providers to share knowledge to everyone's benefit.

This page is our info-hub for "The 3rd Annual TexVet.org Mental Health Symposium." In the tabs below you'll find information about our speaker/presenters, supporting materials, and (when they're avaliable) videos of each presentation and the Q&A.

Details for TexVet's 2018 Research Symposium

  • Location: Texas A&M Health Science Center – 3950 North A.W. Grimes Boulevard, Round Rock, TX 78665
  • Date & Time: Thursday, February 22nd • 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (lunch included)
  • Content: 

0800: Registration and Continental Breakfast
0900-0915: Opening and introduction 
0915-0945/1000:  Dr. Posner’s Keynote | Research and the C-SSRS to Prevent Veteran Suicide
10-1200:  Research presentations
           Dr. Elisa V. Borah  | The Veteran Spouse Network: Engaging stakeholders in research development and community building
           Dr. Evan Gordon | Neuroscience of TBI
           Dr. Dena Davidson | Desert Storm Syndrome & Resveratrol
           Dr. Adam McGuire | The Role of Moral Elevation in PTSD and Moral Injury
12-1230:  Lunch provided
1230-1300:  Ken Burns’ The Vietnam War local content provided by Decibel and KLRU:  Judy Maggio and Joe Rocha
1300-1400: Research presentations and panel discussions
           Dr. Lindsay Bira | STRONG STAR & Breaking Stigma
           Dr. Michael Russell | Moral Injury Studies
1400-1500:  Discussion Panel
1500-1530: Program End

Please direct any questions or comments to contactus@texvet.org or call us at 512-341-4924 (M-F 8 AM to 4:30 PM).

2017-12-06: We'll post a link to a PDF of the symposium's program here when it's available.

Location:

The 29018 TexVet Mental Health Research Symposium will place on Thursday, February 22nd from 9 AM to 3 PM at the A&M Health Science Center:

3950 North A.W. Grimes Boulevard
Round Rock, TX 78665

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After the symposium has occurred, we'll post pictures of it here.

The videos below contain all guest speakers from TexVet's 2018 Mental Health Research Symposium in chronological order.

  •  Keynote - Research and the C-SSRS to Prevent Veteran Suicide - Adam Wessler, LCSW

  •  The Veteran Spouse Network - Eliza Borah, Ph.D.

  •  Neuroscience of TBI - Evan Gordon, Ph.D.

  •  Desert Storm Syndrome - Dena Davidson, Ph.D.

  •  The Role of Moral Elevation in PTSD and Moral Injury - Adam McGuire, Ph.D.

  •  STRONG STAR and Breaking Stigma - Lindsay Bira, Ph.D.

  •  Moral Injury Studies - Michael Russell, Ph.D.