Kitty Dukakis, the author of the recently released book Shock: The
Healing Power of Electroconvulsive Therapy, will participate in a special
scientific session sponsored by the Hellenic American Psychiatric Association
(HAPA) on Tuesday, May 22, in San Diego.
The session is part of HAPA's eighth annual meeting, which is being held in
conjunction with APA's 2007 annual meeting.
The HAPA meeting will be held from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. in Grand Ballroom C
on Level 4 of the Omni Hotel. HAPA provides CME credit. The presentation will
follow a dinner and brief annual business meeting.
According to Maria Lymberis, M.D., HAPA founder and a past president, those
attending the meeting will be charged the annual HAPA dues of $50. There may
be an additional charge of $10 to $20 to cover the cost of dinner and
Registration for the meeting is mandatory; the deadline is May 1.
Registration information is available by contacting Lymberis by e-mail at
or by fax at (310) 454-1039. HAPA membership information and an application
are posted at<www.hellenic-psych.org/membership.html>.
Questions about membership or dues should be directed to HAPA Treasurer
Vassilios Latoussakis, M.D., by phone at (914) 997-5712; fax: (914) 682-6979;
or e-mail at