The Ninth Annual On the Shoulders of Giants Scientific Symposium

Please join us for our 9th annual celebration of scientific achievement in child and adolescent psychology, psychiatry and developmental neuroscience and those laying the groundwork for future discovery.

With special presentations on research in personalizing, streamlining and scaling evidence-based interventions for youth mental health.

Past Event

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST

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Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College

47-49 E 65th St
New York, NY 10065

Event Description


John Weisz, PhD
Harvard University, Department of Psychology
Child Mind Institute 2019 Sarah Gund Distinguished Scientist

The symposium will also highlight two scientists influenced by Dr. Weisz’s work:

Jessica L. Schleider, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Affiliate, Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science
Stony Brook University

Mallory Dobias, BS
Clinical Psychology Doctoral Student
Stony Brook University


Harold S. Koplewicz, MD, President, Child Mind Institute
Michael Milham, MD, PhD, Vice President of Research, Phyllis Green and Randolph Cõwen Scholar, Child Mind Institute

For more information, contact Laurie Giddins at

Special thanks to Hunter College of the City University of New York for generously hosting the 2019 On the Shoulders of Giants Scientific Symposium.


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 credit™. 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 Disclosures:
All speakers and planners have 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.