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Updates in the Assessment and Treatment of Early-Onset Depression

Friday, February 9, 2018 - Wednesday, February 21, 2018 · 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Dr. Graham Emslie is the Charles E. and Sarah M. Seay Chair in Child Psychiatry at UT Southwestern and Children’s Medical Center of Dallas.

Dr. Emslie obtained his undergraduate degree and doctoral degree at Aberdeen University in Aberdeen, Scotland in 1974. Dr. Emslie did his internship at Aberdeen Hospitals, Scotland in general medicine and neurosurgery. He did his residency training in general psychiatry at the University of Rochester, NY and child psychiatry at Stanford University, where he also completed a research fellowship. Dr. Emslie joined the U.T. Southwestern Faculty in 1981. He has served as director for both the inpatient and outpatient units of Children’s Medical Center’s Psychiatry Division. Currently, Dr. Emslie is the chief of Adolescent Psychiatry program at UT Southwestern and Children’s Medical Center of Dallas. Dr. Emslie’s clinical expertise is in the area of child and adolescent depression. Dr. Emslie’s research foci are in the areas of conducting efficacy and effectiveness trials with medications and psychotherapy for children and adolescents with depression, anxiety disorders and attention-deficit disorder. He is also involved with developing and evaluating medication algorithm protocols for children and adolescents with depression. Dr. Emslie is active in the following professional organizations: American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Association, Texas Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians, Society of Biological Psychiatry and the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. He is also on several committees, including the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Interventions Committee, NIMH Child Council Work Group and the Corporate Contributions and Research Committee for the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. In addition, he serves on the editorial board for the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He also past president for the Texas Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Emslie has written over 60 papers and 17 chapters. He is known internationally for his work in the treatment of pediatric depression.

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. Graham Emslie, MD, discloses he is a consultant for Assurex Health Inc., INC Research, Inc., Lundbeck, Otsuka, Duke Clinical Research Institute and Forest Institute, Inc.

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