News

$38M set of gifts from Ballmer Group to address behavioral health crisis aims to bolster workforce, resources across Washington through UW-led programs

UW News | May 14, 2021

The University of Washington on Friday announced that the School of Social Work and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and the Behavioral Health Institute at Harborview Medical Center are part of a transformational $38 million set of gifts from Ballmer Group to support a broad, collaborative response to the state’s behavioral health crisis.

Feature

Garvey investigators look at gut-brain connection and the effects of trauma

April 8, 2021

Kathleen Pagulayan, PhD, Abigail Schindler, PhD, and Rebecca Hendrickson, MD, PhD, are looking for a connection between the gut microbiome and the chronic symptoms experienced by some Veterans following mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). If successful, their findings could lead to the development of a new treatment option for the thousands of servicemembers who have persistent mental health and cognitive problems years after coming home from war.

 

Events

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds: Physician Wellbeing, Crisis and System Change

May 21, 2021 | 12-1 PM

This presentation will focus on the context of physician wellbeing, interventions for enhancing it, and the uncertainties that lie ahead.