An Actor, Writer, Law Student and Genius Award Recipient

October 9, 2014 10:29 PM

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What do an actor, writer, law student and Genius Award recipient have in common? Apparently, quite a bit. Last week, when actor Eric McCormack, writer Jessie Close, law student Sam Brown, and Genius Award recipient Elyn Saks spoke on a panel at the Saks Institute for Mental Health Law, Policy and Ethics, they communicated a shared passion for mental health.

In addition to their passion for mental health, the panelists also have experience with research in this area. Eric McCormack engaged in extensive research to comprehend what it might be like to live with schizophrenia, as he prepared for his role as Dr. Pierce in the TV series, Perception. He credi...

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