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The University of the Philippines Alumni Association of Michigan (UPAAM) will continue its professional lecture series on May 19, 2013 with Dr. David J. Villanueva, a psychiatrist, as the featured speaker.

The lecture will be held in the Philippine American Community Center of Michigan (PACCM) at 17356 Northland Park Court, Southfield. It will start at 2 p.m.

UPAAM President Bong Jaramillo said Doctor Villanueva will discuss two timely topics — “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder” and “Why Smart People Act Dumb and Get in Trouble.”

The lecture will be open to the public. There will be free refreshments.

The speaker is the medical director and in private practice for child/adolescent and adult psychiatry at the D & E Medical Center in Sterling Heights. He is also serving as the medical director of the Attention Deficit Disorder Center in Sterling Heights. He is a member of four pharmaceutical Speakers’ Bureaus.

His past positions include medical director of the child/adolescent program at Arborview Hospital, Kingswood Hospital, and the Carlyle Center. He was also a staff psychiatrist at the three hospitals. He has likewise served as a member of the National ADHD Pediatric Advisory Board.

Doctor Villanueva has had numerous clinical presentations here and abroad on various topics such as depression, bipolar disorder, autism, anxiety disorder and nutrition.

A graduate of Far Eastern University in the Philippines, Villanueva is president of FEU’s N. Reyes Medical Foundation in Michigan. He also serves as the chairperson of Philippine Medical Association of Michigan’s cultural committee.

For more details, persons who want to attend the lecture are asked to call any one of the following UPAAM members: Lavinia Mateo (overall chair) – 248.318.5897; Ellen Porte – 586.939.0618; Edith Manzano – 248.635.1499; and Bong Jaramillo – 248.635.1532

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