Kenneth B Wells Circle

Kenneth B. Wells, MD, MPH

Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Sessions

Community Engagement in Addressing Depression and Social Determinants

Presented by Kenneth B. Wells, MD, MPH, Felica Jones, Bowen Chung, MD, MSHS at 1:00 PM on Thursday, October 29th.

Depression is a major cause of morbidity worldwide; there are known disparities in access, quality and outcomes of care. Research shows that African Americans and Hispanics consistently suffer from health and healthcare disparities and are underrepresented in research. Quality Improvement programs for depression and a community-based approach can help us begin mitigating those disparities. During…