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Pathways to New Treatments in Autism Spectrum Disorder

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.

Presenter: Jeremy Venstra VanderWeele, MD

Friday, February 15, 2019

9:00 am – 10:30 am

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Child Mind Institute

101 East 56th Street
New York, NY 10022

Dr. Veenstra-VanderWeele is a child and adolescent psychiatrist who uses molecular and translational neuroscience research tools in the pursuit of new treatments for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). His molecular neuroscience laboratory at Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute focuses on genetic mouse models with abnormal social or repetitive behavior. His clinical/translational research program at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital Center for Autism and the Developing Brain studies potential treatments for ASD and related genetic syndromes, including fragile X syndrome. Dr. Veenstra-VanderWeele serves as an associate editor of Autism Research, the Journal of the International Society for Autism Research, and of the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. He also co-chairs the Autism and Intellectual Disability Committee of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. His work has garnered multiple awards, most recently including the Blanche Ittelson Award for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry from the American Psychiatric Association.

CME Accreditation:

Northwell Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

Northwell Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits ™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Policy:

Northwell Health adheres to the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support.

Any individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity, including faculty, planners, reviewers or others are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. All relevant conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to the commencement of the activity.

Planner and Speaker’s Disclosures: 

Harold Koplewicz, MD, Ron Steingard, MD, and John Q. Young, MD, have nothing to disclose. Jeremy Venstra VanderWeele, MD, discloses to be the principal investigator for research contract at Roche

Recognition of Program Support:

An announcement of program support will be made to all attendees at the beginning of each Regularly Scheduled Session.