Group Support Psychotherapy for Depression Treatment in People living with HIV in Uganda

Via Zoom

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Group Support Psychotherapy for Depression Treatment in People living with HIV in Uganda

Via Zoom

Please join us for a special Duke Internal Medicine-Psychiatry Residency virtual noon conference talk delivered by Etheldreda Nakimuli-Mpungu, MD, PhD, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry at Makerere University College of Health Sciences.

 

About the Speaker:

Dr. Nakimuli-Mpungu’s work focuses on developing culturally appropriate psychotherapy for people living with HIV and depression. She has developed a cost-effective group support psychotherapy program for people living with HIV and depression in Uganda. She earned the 2016 Elsevier Foundation Award and a 2016 Presidential National Independence Medal of Honor. She was listed among the BBC’s 100 most inspiring and influential Women in 2020.

Dr. Nakimuli-Mpungu completed a Master of Medicine in Psychiatry at Makerere University College of Health Sciences and a doctoral degree in psychiatric epidemiology from Johns Hopkins University. She has received funding form Grand Challenges Canada (GCC), MQ Transforming Mental health, USAID(DIV), and CRI Foundation.