MEDIA ADVISORY: Panel on post-traumatic stress disorder with Lt-Gen Roméo Dallaire

Posted on Tuesday, November 7, 2017

The faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ottawa is pleased to welcome Lieutenant-General (retired) the Honorable Roméo Dallaire on campus as a keynote speaker as part of the Shawn and Khush Singh Distinguished Lecture Series. General Dallaire will discuss his journey living with PTSD after serving as Force Commander of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide.

WHAT: The road to recovery: Panel on post-traumatic stress disorder
WHEN: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 panel starts at 5:30 p.m
WHERE: Room 112 (Huguette Labelle Hall), Tabaret Hall, University of Ottawa, 550 Cumberland St, Ottawa | Map

NOTE: Filming will only be allowed during the Q & A, with General Dallaire and the panelists

Following General Dallaire’s presentation, a panel of experts from the Faculty of Social Sciences will speak on the biological, psychological and environmental factors that play a causal role in the development of this disorder. 

General Dallaire will be available for media requests after the event only, starting at 7:30 p.m.

The University of Ottawa experts are available for media interviews, upon request:

  • Hélène LeScelleur, PhD candidate, veteran and 2017 Invictus Games competitor
  • Stuart Fogel, professor, School of Psychology
  • Andrea Ashbaugh, professor, School of Psychology
  • Jean-François Martinbault, intensive case management program coordinator, Sandy Hill Community Centre

Members of the media are asked to RSVP before November 8 at 10am by email:

Media inquiries

Karyne Vienneau
Media Relations Officer
University of Ottawa
Cell: 613-762-2908


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