Visiting Professor Lecture Series: Evidence Based Practices – Michael Strober, PhD
Evidence-Based Practices: A Reckoning
- Enhance the listener’s understanding of the complex structure of psychopathology.
- Illustrate for the listener the variable course of pediatric onset psychiatric illness.
- Address the limitations of current empirically supported therapies in treating complex mental disorders.
About the Professor
Michael Strober, PhD, ABPP
- Resnick Family Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry
- Director, Eating Disorders Treatment and Research Program
- Senior Consultant, Youth Mood Disorders Treatment and Research Program
- Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior
- David Geffen School of Medicine
- University of California at Los Angeles
Dr. Michael Strober is the Resnick Family Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Senior Consultant to the Youth Bipolar Illness Research and Treatment Program, and Director of the Eating Disorders Program, at the Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, and David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles.
Dr. Strober joined the faculty of the UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences in 1975. Over the past 44 years he has accumulated extensive experience in the clinical and scientific study of mood disorders and eating disorders, as well as their treatment. His accomplishments in research, service, and teaching have been recognized by the National Eating Disorders Association (he is the 2005 recipient of the Award for Excellence in Research), and the Academy for Eating Disorders (he is the 2005 recipient of the Award for Excellence in Teaching and Education, and is the recipient of the 2012 Award for Distinguished Service).
Dr. Strober has authored more than 250 scientific papers, articles, and book chapters, covering research on the medical treatment, genetics, neurocircuitry, and long-term outcome of mood and eating disorders. His research activities have been funded continuously by the National Institute of Mental Health, industry, and philanthropy for over 30 years. In addition, Dr. Strober has 11 Visiting Professorships, serves as ad hoc reviewer for 27 peer-review journals, and is one of the awardees of the 2012 Klingenstein Third Generation Award for Best Paper on Depression and Suicide, published in Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He has also served as consultant to the National Institute of Mental Health on research priorities in eating disorders and pediatric bipolar illness, and is Editor Emeritus of the International Journal of Eating Disorders. In recognition of his pioneering research on the nature of affective illness in children, he is one of only two clinical psychologists invited to join the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology as a Founding Fellow. Dr. Strober is also a founding member and past President of the Eating Disorders Research Society, and a Founding Fellow of the Academy for Eating Disorders.
The Child Mind Institute Visiting Professor Lecture Series invites leaders in the field of child and adolescent mental health to talk about the latest research and treatment protocols. These lectures are open to the public and are available live via webinar, but are not available for viewing after the event. Continuing medical education credits (CME) are offered for medical professionals through our partnership with Northwell Health.
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Planner and Speaker’s Disclosures:
Harold Koplewicz, MD, Ron Steingard, MD, and John Q. Young, MD, have nothing to disclose. Dr. Michael Strober 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.