NIH visit to the CHS
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Dr Beverly Pringle, a representative of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) will be making a visit to the College of Health Sciences on 15th of January 2015. Dr. Pringle will make a courtesy call to the Principal of the College and the PRIME-K coordinating Team at the School of Medicine boardroom.

Dr. Pringle is also scheduled to visit to the NIMH Mental health-funded training projects at the Kenyatta National Hospital, and there after attend a Faculty and Students presentation, and later make a presentation on Research Priorities of the NIMH.

Beverly Pringle, Ph.D., is Chief of the Global Mental Health Research Program at the National Institute of Mental Health, where she provides scientific leadership for the institute’s global research activities, monitors NIMH’s international grants and activities, and provides technical consultation to the global mental health research community. Dr. Pringle has also served as Chief of the NIMH’s Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Research Program, and, prior to that, as Chief of the Services Research Branch at the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Before joining the NIH in 2002, Dr. Pringle was Senior Research Associate and Managing Director at Policy Studies Associates, where she directed analysis, policy studies, and research in education. She also has served as Supervisor of Virginia’s statewide Migrant Education Program and as Assistant Director of State & Federal Programs for Adrian Public Schools, Michigan. Dr. Pringle received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County and completed an internship at the Kennedy Krieger Institute.

Contact Person: 

Chairman, Department of Psychiatry

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