Dr. Elissa Ely, a nationally known psychiatrist and writer specializing in the severely mentally ill and homeless population, will speak at a Center for Literature, Medicine, and Biomedical Humanities convocation at Hiram College. She will deliver the lecture, “Living homeless, treating homelessness,” on Thursday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. Ely works at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center, and her works have frequently appeared in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, and on National Public Radio.
Ely’s visit is sponsored through an endowed fund created in part with a gift from the Margaret Clark Morgan foundation to the Center for Literature, Medicine, and Biomedical Humanities. Her lecture will be in the Ballroom of the Kennedy Center on State Route 700 on the Hiram College Campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.