In medical school, Pedro Delgado found himself drawn to the brain. Deciding between neurology, neurosurgery and psychiatry, he chose the path that focused on emotional and cognitive brain function over motor pathways or technically oriented surgical skills.
Dear Readers, Mental illness and substance abuse cause tremendous suffering for patients and their families. Further, these brain diseases cause avoidable deaths and are among the leading causes of disability for our state and nation. They affect all sorts of people — rich and poor, educated and uneducated, as well as those who are otherwise healthy and those with other … Read More