McGovern Medical School Named Member of National Depression Center Network
HOUSTON – (July 13, 2017) – McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has been named a Center of Excellence member of the National Network of Depression Centers (NNDC), a consortium of leading academic medical centers working to accelerate research, education and improved treatment options for people with depressive and bipolar illnesses.
“We are honored to join the NNDC,” said Jair C. Soares, M.D., Ph.D., professor and Pat R. Rutherford, Jr. Chair in the Department of Psychiatry at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. “The NNDC provides the glue to bring together the most prestigious mood disorder research and clinical practice institutions in the country to fight the stigma and advocate for research, more treatments and better treatments.”