British Psychiatry Professor To Deliver First Talk In New Endowed
Sir Michael Rutter, professor at the Institute of Psychiatry, University
of London, England
Will deliver first public lecture in the new Mukamal Family Endowment
Speaker series, sponsored by the University of Virginia's Center
for Children, Families, and the Law
Friday, May 11, 3 p.m.
Room 190, Gilmer Hall, U.Va., Charlottesville
will lecture on "Are There Developmental Programming Effects for
Psychological Development?" He was knighted in 1992 for his work,
which includes 35 books, in child and family psychiatry. He also
has received 11 honorary doctorates.
Mukamal, an immigration lawyer in New York whose three oldest children
attended U.Va., made the endowment to the Center for Children, Families,
and the Law. Robert Emery, psychology professor and center director,
established the speakers' program to recognize Mukamal's gift.
U.Va. psychology department is co-sponsoring the lecture also to
honor the work and retirement of Irving I. Gottesman, Sherrell J.
Aston Professor of Psychology. Gottesman, who has been at U.Va.
since 1985, is internationally renowned for his research in schizophrenia
and behavior genetics. He and Rutter have collaborated on twin and
family studies of autism for 20 years. They have known each other
since 1963 when Gottesman did post-doctoral work at the University
Ann Overton, (804) 924-1325