Stuart Yudofsky, M.D., will present "Overweight and Obesity: Stuck in My Body" from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, in Okey Patteson Auditorium, as part of the WVU Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry Grand Rounds. The event is being held in conjunction with the 2014 David C. Hardesty Jr. Festival of Ideas and the Tanner Lecture, which will occur at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the Mountainlair. Both presentations are free and open to the public.
A leader in his field, Dr. Yudofsky is the chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine and Houston Methodist Hospital. His research in mental health mostly deals with PTSD in the military and other behavioral disorders that have resulted from some sort of traumatic event.
Yudofsky is responsible for the oversight of academic activities in psychiatry at Ben Taub General Hospital, the Michael E. Debakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Texas Children’s Hospital, the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, DePelchin Children’s Center and the Menninger Clinic.