Sharon Stevelink, 'The Impact of War: An Update on the Mental Health of UK Armed Forces Deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan'

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Start:
October 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
End:
October 15, 2018 @ 1:30 pm
Contact:
UNC Global
Phone:
+1.919.962.0299
ingrid.smith@unc.edu
Venue:
FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003
Phone:
+1.919.962.2435
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301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Sharon Stevelink will give the lecture, ‘The Impact of War: An Update on the Mental Health of UK Armed Forces Deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan,’ from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on October 15 in Room 4003 at the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Stevelink is a lecturer in epidemiology at King’s Centre for Military Health Research and the Department of Psychological Medicine at King’s College London. Stevelink is currently involved with a number of projects investigating the health and well-being of military personnel and veterans funded by the UK Ministry of Defense, the Forces in Mind Trust and the Royal British Legion. Additionally, she is examining the mental health of first responders, including police, firefighters and paramedics, using data from the UK Biobank. Stevelink’s major expertise lies in epidemiological research methods, occupational outcomes, mental health and well-being.

King’s College London has been a strategic partner of UNC-Chapel Hill since 2005. The partnership has allowed collaborations in diverse fields across both universities, resulting in joint activity in teaching, research, and other initiatives.

Lunch will be provided. In order to attend this event, RSVP to Ingrid Smith, manager of global events and exhibitions, at  ingrid.smith@unc.edu by Oct. 11. Space is limited. No public parking is available.

This event is organized by Global Relations and co-sponsored by UNC Global; the Center for European Studies; the Curriculum in Peace, War and Defense; and the Department of Psychology.

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