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Sunday Symposium: Office Hour

Sunday, February 4, 2018
Following the 2PM Performance

Sunday Symposium is an in-depth discussion about the themes of the play, with interesting and knowledgeable panel members, moderated by a member of our artistic staff. Free and open to the public, these post-show discussions provide further exploration and different perspectives on each of our plays.

Panelists for the Office Hour Sunday Symposium

Frank Fortunati, MD, JD, is the Associate Chief of Psychiatry at Yale New Haven Hospital, Medical Director of Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital, and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University. He has specialty training and certification in child, adolescent, and forensic psychiatry, and has completed hundreds of forensic evaluations of adults and adolescents for state, federal, and military courts. Prior to his current role, he has also served as medical director of a child and adolescent inpatient psychiatric unit and Director of Psychiatry at the Connecticut Juvenile Training School.

Matthew Goldenberg, M.D., M.Sc., is an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine. He serves as the section chief for psychiatric emergency services at Yale New Haven Hospital, a clinical division that sees nearly 10,000 patients per year. He is the co-director of the medical student clerkship in psychiatry. His research interests include physician political behavior and medical student specialty choice.

Camille Lizarríbar is Dean of Student Affairs and Senior Associate Dean of Yale College. Born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, she earned her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Harvard University and her J.D. from Harvard Law School. Prior to her current position, she served as the residential college dean of Ezra Stiles College for six years, and during that time she also served as dean of the Freshman Scholars at Yale (FSY) program for two years. As an instructor at Yale, Dean Lizarríbar has taught in the Directed Studies Program and currently teaches a seminar in the Humanities on the Boundaries of the Body in Law and Literature. Outside of the academy, Dean Lizarríbar has worked as an attorney in government and private practice, as a court interpreter, and as a translator. In her role as the Dean of Student Affairs, she plays a crucial role in promoting the values of the Yale College community. Her work focuses on developing and implementing a vision for a broad range of student-centered services that include campus climate, alcohol policies, student well-being, counseling, discipline, student organizations, housing, orientation, freshman counselors, and student activities.

Madelon Baranoski is an Associate Professor for the School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Law and Psychiatry Division at Yale University, located at the Connecticut Mental Health Center. She is also the Vice Chair of the Yale University Human Investigation Committee. She has over 35 years of experience in forensic and legal issues. Dr. Baranoski is also an author, consultant and trainer. Her research interests include forensic psychology, competency to stand trial evaluations, and state of mind evaluations. Past honors include the Outstanding Alumnae Award from the Yale School of Nursing, the Distinguished Citizen Award from the Connecticut Psychiatric Society, and an induction into the Connecticut Veteran’s Hall of Fame in 2012. From 1969-1972, she was in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, during which time she served in Vietnam. She received her B.S. from the University of Maryland Walter Reed Army Institute of Nursing in 1969, her M.S.N. from Yale University School of Nursing in 1974, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania in 1980 and 1982 respectively.