April 20, 2022

Inaugural Janet M. Sucher Memorial Lecture for Eating Disorders and Substance Use Disorders on May 12

The Wayne State University School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences will present the inaugural Janet M. Sucher Memorial Lecture for Eating Disorders and Substance Use Disorders on May 12.

The lecture, scheduled from 6 to 7 p.m. at the DeRoy Auditorium, 5203 Cass Ave., Detroit, will feature Mark Gold, M.D., who will present “Overeating and Addictions: Relationships and Observations Over My Career From Woodstock to Present.”

Mark Gold, M.D.

Dr. Gold is a world-renowned and multiple lifetime achievements award-winning expert on addiction-related diseases. He has been a pioneering translational researcher for more than 40 years, developing models for understanding the effects of opioids, methamphetamine, cocaine and other drugs, as well as food, on the brain and behavior. Today, Dr. Gold continues his research, writing, teaching and consulting as an adjunct professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Washington University in St Louis, Mo.

The lecture is funded by a generous gift from Michel Sucher '68, M.D. ’72, and James Hiller, '70.

A reception will follow the lecture in the second-floor ballroom of the WSU Student Center.

RSVP is required by April 27 at https://rsvp.wayne.edu/sucher-memorial-lecture/

For more information, contact Eric Hornik at 313-577-3033 or ehornik@med.wayne.edu.

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