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Drs. Fred and Panny Virtual Lecture: Stories of Living Successfully with Schizophrenia
May 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) Coordinating Centers of Excellence and Peg’s Foundation proudly present the 2021 Virtual Drs. Fred and Penny Frese Lecture, “Love and Hope: The Guiding Lights Through the Fog of Schizophrenia,” by Carlos A. Larrauri, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC, and Matthew Racher, CRPS, on May 26 from 1-2 p.m. Carlos and Matthew became friends during their schizophrenia recovery journeys, which have led them to give back to others with mental illness, through their professional work and their band FogDog. Carlos is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, and he is concurrently pursuing a law degree from the University of Michigan Law School and a master’s degree in public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School as a Zuckerman Fellow. Matthew is a certified peer recovery specialist and works as an outreach coordinator at IDEA, a syringe exchange program in Florida. He is pursuing a Master of Social Work at Barry University in Miami Shores. Carlos and Matt will share their stories of hope and recovery from schizophrenia and FogDog will perform original music. This lecture series honors the late Fred Frese, Ph.D., and Penny Frese, Ph.D., by sharing stories of individuals living successfully with schizophrenia and other serious mental illnesses and how their loved ones support their recovery. Questions? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 330.325.6698.