Depression to be Topic of “Doctors on Call” Feb. 8


MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Clinical depression affects up to 40-million Americans, but there are many treatment options available.  Two West Virginia University experts will answer viewers’ questions about depression in a live presentation of “Doctors on Call” Thursday, Feb. 8, at 8 p.m. on West Virginia Public Television.

Pamela Sullivan, M.D., is a psychiatrist at WVU.  She received her medical degree and specialty training from WVU.  Her special interests include treating mood disorders and depression.

Stacy Waller, Ph.D., is a psychologist at WVU. She received her degree from Western Michigan University and her specialty training from WVU. Her special interests include anxiety and mood disorders.

“Doctors on Call,” with host Dr. Bob D'Alessandri, is a joint production of the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center at WVU (www.health.wvu.edu) and West Virginia Public Broadcasting (www.wvpubcast.org), a statewide network of radio, television, Internet and educational resources.    

This program is made possible with major support from Mylan Pharmaceuticals and Purdue Pharma. Other underwriters include The Health Plan, HealthSouth Mountainview Rehabilitation Hospital, and the Center for Organ Recovery and Education.

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For more information:
Amy Johns, HSC News Service, (304) 293-1412

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