Evening Focuses on “Science of the Mind”

by Miller School of Medicine, Miami.edu

Brain with workers, mental healthMiller School psychiatrists Eva Ritvo, M.D., and Ewald Horwath, M.D., are on a mission to strip away the curtain of secrecy and shame society has arbitrarily erected around mental illness.

Toward that end, on Tuesday, September 22, Ritvo opened her Miami Beach home to University of Miami trustees and Miller School leaders. The objective of the informal affair was to highlight the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, to garner support for its efforts, and to discuss stress-avoidance techniques.