Depressive and Anxiety Disorders in Youth: Course and Treatment
Dr. Neal Ryan is the Joaquim Puig-Antich Professor in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the School of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.
Dr. Ryan’s research career has focused on unipolar depression, bipolar depression and anxiety disorders in youth. He has led a number of large collaborative studies including a Program Project grant focusing on the nosology, course and neurobehavioral correlates of unipolar depression in youth and, more recently, a Center grant studying the treatment of anxiety disorder in youth and changes in biomarkers with treatment. Currently, he is exploring the use of contemporary machine learning approaches in psychiatry. In addition to his research, he is the director of education for the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh and leads an R25 career development institute for child psychiatry researchers in the areas of prevention, intervention and services.
The Child Mind Institute Visiting Professor Lecture Series:
In this series, we invite leaders in the field of child and adolescent mental health and learning disorders to talk about the latest research and treatment protocols. These experts share their findings and expertise on a broad range of topics from anxiety and depression to temper outbursts and the effectiveness of parent-based treatment. Lectures are also available via live webinar online. We offer continuing medical education credits for medical professionals. For more events like this please go to our Visiting Professor Lecture Series page.
Planner and Speaker Disclosures:
Harold Koplewicz, MD, Ron Steingard, MD, and John Q. Young, MD, have nothing to disclose. Neal Ryan, MD, discloses he is the acting president of Askesis Development Group.
Recognition of Program Support:
An announcement of program support will be made to all attendees at the beginning of each regularly scheduled session.