BUFFALO, N.Y. – Karina Davidson, PhD, an internationally
known researcher on the connection between depression and heart
disease, will give the 2013 Golden lecture at the University at
Buffalo on Sept. 12 at noon in Butler Auditorium, 150 Farber Hall
on the South Campus.
Titled “Depression and Acute Coronary Syndromes: Can
Treating Depression Alter the Course of Coronary
Artery Disease?” the talk is geared toward faculty and
students at UB, especially those in the health sciences.
Davidson, professor of medicine and psychiatry at Columbia
University Medical Center and director of its Center for Behavioral
Cardiovascular Health, studies how patients’ mental
well-being affects their cardiovascular disease. She received
international recognition following her 2010 publication titled
“Don’t Worry, Be Happy” a 10-year study on
positive and negative emotions in coronary heart disease.
For more information, contact Nasir Khan, MD, clinical associate
professor of medicine at UB, at email@example.com.