Psychedelics: Breakthroughs (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

The Wisconsin Union Directorate Society and Politics Presents: Psychedelics: Breakthroughs Monday, May 7, 2012 5:30 PM University of Wisconsin-Madison Wisconsin Union Directorate Union South, Varsity Hall Guest speakers Nicholas V. Cozzi, Ph.D., Bruce Sewick, M.A., and Thomas B. Roberts, Ph.D., discuss the use of psychedelic drugs including MDMA and psilocybin mushrooms in a medical setting. This event is free and open to the public. Click here for more information. Dr. Cozzi is a scientist and educator at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health whose research involves the design, synthesis, and pharmacological evaluation of compounds with central nervous system activity, especially those with psychedelic, antidepressant, or psychostimulant effects. Bruce Sewick, M.A., is a therapist and addiction counselor in the Chicago area as well as the Clinical Supervisor of the Crisis Department and Residential Program at a Community Mental Health center in the northwestern Chicago suburbs and an adjunct instructor at Wright College and the College of DuPage, where he teaches a course called “Psychedelic Mindview”. Dr. Thomas B. Roberts teaches a course entitled “Psychedelic Studies” in the Honors Program at NIU. His major publications include include Spiritual Growth with Entheogens, Psychedelic Medicine (2 vols.), Psychedelic Horizons, and The Psychedelic Future of the Mind (forthcoming 2012). asd