We are pleased to kick off our E-Talk-About Series with a virtual discussion on the implications of the current Covid-19 pandemic to global diplomacy. M.D. Dr Dekleva will give a brief presentation, and then engage with attendees for a Q&A. This 15-20 minute lecture will take place over Zoom on Tuesday, March 31 from 5-6pm Pacific Time.
Dr. Kenneth Dekleva is currently an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Peter J. O’Donnell Brain Inst., UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, where he holds the McKenzie Foundation I Chair in Psychiatry and is Director, Psychiatry- Medicine Integration.
During 2002-2016, he served as a Regional Medical Officer/Psychiatrist with the U.S. Department of State, retiring at the rank of Minister-Counselor. He served in Moscow, New Delhi, Mexico City, Vienna, London, and did a tour in Washington DC as Director of Mental-Health Services [world-wide] during 2013-2015. His experience both overseas (during SARS and H1N1) as well as in Washington DC (during Ebola) included working with medical colleagues in coordinating the behavioral-health response to such epidemics/pandemics. Since 2016, he has published and lectured extensively in the field of leadership psychology, focusing upon analyses of world leaders for national security purposes. He is board-certified in psychiatry and has an extensive background in integrated care, management consultation, behavioral-health support to elite teams, and forensic psychiatry.
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