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Reddit “Ask Me Anything” with NIMH Director, Dr. Joshua A. Gordon and Deputy Director, Dr. Shelli Avenevoli

75th Anniversary


January 10, 2024




In celebration of the National Institute of Mental Health’s (NIMH) 75th Anniversary, NIMH Director Joshua A. Gordon, M.D., Ph.D. , and Deputy Director Shelli Avenevoli, Ph.D. participated in a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) on the “Ask Science” subreddit (r/askscience) . They discussed NIMH’s research priorities, progress made, and challenges ahead in the coming years. 

View the archive of the AMA discussion .