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

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

Click here for a Google Map.

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.