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Faculty briefs: Bledsoe, Leach, Williams, Orthner, Rose

Besty Bledsoe
Bledsoe is co-presenting the workshop “Recognizing and Treating Perinatal Depression and Substance Use During Pregnancy and Postpartum” in September at the Mountain Area Health Education Center, Asheville, N.C.

Bledsoe is a co-author of the paper “Depressive Symptoms and Low Income Mother-Child Dyads,” presented at the 2010 State of the Science on Nursing Research: The Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, in Washington, D.C.

Bledsoe’s poster presentation “Treating Perinatal Depression in Low-Income Adolescents: Results from a Pilot Feasibility Study of Culturally Relevant, Brief Interpersonal Psychotherapy,” which she presented at the 2010 NCDEU meeting, has been selected to appear in the online 2010 NCDEU New Investigator Award Abstract Session.

Barbara Leach and Evelyn Williams
Leach and Williams presented the keynote address “When Survival is Not Enough: Embracing Change and Supporting Resiliency in Families,” at Alabama’s Ninth Annual Fall Social Work Conference held Aug. 26-27 at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.

Dennis Orthner and Roderick Rose
Orthner and Roderick Rose’s article “Work Separation Demands and Spouse Psychological Well-Being” is featured on, “the world’s most up-to-date index of articles that matter in the daily lives of physicians and other healthcare professionals.” Every day MDLinx sends almost 1,000,000 free briefings across 35 specialty areas. Orthner’s article was assigned to Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Family Medicine.