Entries by mpurcell

Watch Facebook Live session featuring #DepressionHero UBC President Santa J. Ono and Depression Grand Challenge Executive Committee Member, Michelle Craske

The Depression Grand Challenge (DGC) announced its second #DepressionHero on April 13, 2017, recognizing Santa J. Ono, the President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of British Columbia (UBC). On April 20, 2017, President Ono joined DGC Executive Committee member, Michelle Craske, for a live conversation and Q&A via Facebook Live. President Ono discussed the decision to […]

UBC President Santa J. Ono is UCLA’s Second #DepressionHero

About President Santa J. Ono Santa J. Ono is the President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of British Columbia (UBC). Before serving as UBC’s president and vice-chancellor, Santa J. Ono earned his BA in Biological Science at the University of Chicago and his PhD in Experimental Medicine at McGill University. He then worked as a professor […]

UCLA Commemorates World Health Day with Student-Designed “Expanding Dialogue” Interactive Art Installation

UCLA is proud to join others across the world to raise awareness for depression on April 7, 2017, in commemoration of World Health Day. This year’s World Health Day, organized by the World Health Organization (WHO), is focused on mobilizing action on depression with the theme “Depression: Let’s Talk“. In the week leading up to […]

Brad Feld is UCLA’s First #DepressionHero

About Brad Brad Feld is an American entrepreneur, author, blogger, and venture capitalist at Foundry Group. He shared (and continues to do so) his experience with depression by publishing it online. Why He’s A #DepressionHero UCLA recognizes Brad for being a voice of truth and inspiration for those suffering from depression. His courageous articles, posts, […]

#DepressionHero Campaign

World Health Day 2017 – Depression: Let’s Talk UCLA is proud to join others across the world to raise awareness for depression on April 7, 2017, World Health Day. World Health Day is organized by the World Health Organization (WHO), marking the anniversary of WHO’s founding. The theme of this year’s World Health Day is […]