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YCSC Associates Week 2021

Our 2021 Associates Meeting was held live via Zoom, with supplemental content provided via a virtual poster session and data blitz videos. The recording of the live event is available to view on demand below, followed by the afternoon’s agenda.

Agenda for CSC 2021 Associates Meeting

2:00 – 3:00 PM Welcome – Linda Mayes, MD & Research

The Child Study Center’s research portfolio spans community-based implementations of clinical interventions to the genetics and molecular biology of childhood psychiatric disorders. Our presenters will discuss their pioneering work in areas such as child psychiatry and psychology, neurobiology, depression, autism, anxiety, and others.

Conducting quality research: QUALab | Andrés Martin, MD, MPH Autism Risk Gene Function | Ellen Hoffman, MD, PhD Brain Stimulation for Depression in Autism | Sherab Tsheringla, MBBS, DPH, MD Irritability and Brain Development | Wan-Ling Tseng, PhD Child Anxiety Treatment | Wendy Silverman, PhD, ABPP Brain Development and Organoids | Soraya Scuderi, PhD

3:00 – 3:40 PM Clinical Highlights

The Child Study Center’s clinicians see over 3000 unique families annually with more than 60,000 scheduled visits per year serving infants, preschool children, school-aged children and adolescents, and young adults. Clinicians will discuss the importance of their work, especially given the impact of COVID-19 on the behavioral health of children.

Hector Chaidez- Raucho, LMSW | Nancy Close, PhD | Tara Davila, MSW, LCSW | Jennifer Dwyer, MD, PhD| Carrie Epstein, LCSW-R | Stephanie Guerrier, LPC

3:40 – 3:45 PM Break

3:45 – 4:15 PM Education

The Child Study Center offers professional training for child psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and developmental pediatricians. This next generation of leaders in the field will discuss their experience in research, scholarship and clinical work.

Emily Olfson, MD, PhD | Kartik Pattabiraman, MD, PhD | Karim Ibrahim, PsyD| | Tara Thompson-Felix, MD | Chin Reyes, PhD | AZA Allsop, MD, PhD

4:15-4:30 PM Conclusion and Q&A – Linda Mayes, MD