Take Note: A Penn State Laureate On Art And Mental Health

Feb 28, 2020

Penn State Laureate Bill Doan's work includes performances, drawings and talks focused on anxiety and depression and how art, science and health can work together

Bill Doan is a professor of theatre at Penn State. The university selected Doan to be the 2019-20 Penn State Laureate, a role that spotlights the arts and humanities. For Doan, that means performances, drawings and talks focused on anxiety and depression and how art, science and health can work together. WPSU's Anne Danahy spoke with Doan about his work and his own struggles with anxiety, depression and loss.