Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Libyan-American Psychiatrist Untertakes Mission to Homeland

Credit: Omar Reda, M.D.
Although the death of Osama Bin Laden closes a chapter in the fight against terrorism, citizens in several nations continue to fight against terrorism and tyranny in their homelands. For example, an Oregon psychiatrist, Omar Reda, M.D., has returned to Libya, where he was born and raised, to lend his medical and mental health expertise to the efforts of the Libyan people to free themselves from the dictatorship of Muammar Gaddafi. In the May 6 issue of Psychiatric News, Reda talks about his mission to Libya, his reunion with his family, and plans for return visits. On that date the article can be accessed at


The content of Psychiatric News does not necessarily reflect the views of APA or the editors. Unless so stated, neither Psychiatric News nor APA guarantees, warrants, or endorses information or advertising in this newspaper. Clinical opinions are not peer reviewed and thus should be independently verified.