Lessons of History: The Evolution of Pediatric Bipolar Illness

A presentation by Michael Strober, PhD, part of the Child Mind Institute Visiting Professor Lecture Series

Friday, September 15, 2017

9:00 am – 10:30 am

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Child Mind Institute

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New York, NY 10022


Dr. Michael Strober, a clinical psychologist, is Resnick Endowed Professor of Eating Disorders; Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Director, Eating Disorders Program; Senior Consultant, Youth Mood Disorders Program in the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Dr. Strober has served on the UCLA School of Medicine faculty since he joined the Department of Psychiatry in 1975. He became a full professor in 1989 and has been director of the Eating Disorders Program at the Neuropsychiatric Institute since 1982, and director of the Adolescent Mood Disorders Program since 1989. Dr. Strober earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology with high honors from Queens College of the City University of New York in 1971, and his master’s degree and doctoral degree with distinction in clinical psychology at the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Strober is past president of the Eating Disorders Research Society and is a founding fellow of the Academy for Eating Disorders and the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology. He is actively involved in medical education and has served as a consultant to the National Institute of Mental Health and the Institute of Medicine. Since 1983 he has served as editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Eating Disorders. His research centers on developmental and genetic risk factors in eating disorders, and the long-term course, outcome, and treatment of juvenile mood disorders. In 2007, Dr. Strober was named Franklin Mint Endowed Professor of Eating Disorders.

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. 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. Michael Strober, PhD, has nothing to disclose.

Recognition of Program Support:
An announcement of program support will be made to all attendees at the beginning of each regularly scheduled session.