Marc Lewis, neuroscientist and professor emeritus in developmental psychology, will deliver the P. Browning Hoffman Memorial Lecture in Law and Psychiatry. Lewis taught at the University of Toronto for over 20 years and at Radboud University in the Netherlands for six. He is author or co-author of over 70 journal publications in psychology and neuroscience. After Lewis’ lecture, Dr. Nassima Ait-Daoud will offer a response on the value of considering addiction a disease. Ait-Daoud is an associate professor with the School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, director of the UVA Center for Addiction Research and Education, and medical director of outpatient psychiatry.

Purcell Reading Room
Event Topic(s): 
Health Law
Public Policy
The Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy and the Schools of Law and Medicine, University of Virginia
Event Contact: 
Karen Sowers
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