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Post-Civil War Veteran Mental Health
August 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Friday, August 11 | 12:00pm – 1:00pm | Speaker: Dr. Gregory Burek
Dr. Gregory Burek’s presentation will focus on post-Civil War diagnosis and treatment of PTSD or other mental illnesses that were seen in Civil War veterans.
Dr. Gregory Burek is a psychiatrist and founder of Aurora Health Care’s Veteran Program, along with his colleague Dr. Erich Roush. Drs. Burek and Roush established the Veteran Program in 2018 to improve mental health care for military veterans and service members through understanding military culture and how that affects the individual.
Dr. Burek served in the United States Marine Corps between 1999-2003 and was deployed to Iraq in 2003 for Operation Iraq Freedom. After his service, he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, and a Master’s Degree in Biological Science, then went on to earn a Medical Doctorate from Drexel University College of Medicine in 2014. He completed his residency in Psychiatry with the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2018.