In the College of Health Sciences’ Marquette Presents forum on the opioid epidemic, a number of experts from Marquette, Aurora, The Bridge and the city of Milwaukee addressed how this epidemic is affecting the city and what is being done to counteract it from both scientific and policy standpoints.
Watch the video here.
The College of Health Sciences received a planned gift pledge of $1 million from Michael and Jeanne Schmitz. The gift will be used to establish the Michael and Jeanne Schmitz Family Depression Research Fund.
The fund will support depression research efforts in the college’s Charles E. Kubly Mental Health Research Center, including supporting the BioDiscovery Imaging Core and BioDiscovery Cellular and Molecular Core, each of which are key discovery centers for the underlying neurobiological causes of diseases like depression.