Conference Schedule
Child Abuse and Neglect – October 3, 2013

8:00am - 8:55am: Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking
9:00am - 9:15am: Welcome and Opening Remarks

Dennis S. Charney, MD, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
9:15am - 9:30am: Highlights of IOM Report: Child Maltreatment Research, Policy, and Practice for the Next Decade

Angela Diaz, MD, MPH, Jean C. and James W. Crystal Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Director, Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center
9:30am - 10:15am: Experiences Shape the Brain Across the Lifecourse: Towards a Scientific Basis for Policy and Practice

Bruce S. McEwen, PhD, Alfred E. Mirsky Professor, Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, The Rockefeller University
10:15am - 11:00am: “The Effects of Early Adversity on the Developing Brain” (by Charles Nelson)

Charles A. Nelson III, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics and Neuroscience, Harvard Medical School, Richard David Scott Chair of Pediatric Developmental Medicine Research, Boston Children’s Hospital
11:00am - 11:45am: Short and Longterm Intergenerational
Outcomes of Abuse

Cathy Spatz Widom, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
12:00pm - 1:00pm: Lunch (off premises)
1:00pm - 2:00pm: Panel: Identification and Evaluation
of Childhood Abuse

Katherine T. Grimm, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine and Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital

Angela Diaz, MD, MPH, Jean C. and James W. Crystal Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Director, Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center

Linda T. Cahill, MD, Medical Director, JE and ZB Butler Child Advocacy Center, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

Desiree Santos, LCSW-R, Mount Sinai Hospital, Adolescent Health Center
2:00pm - 3:15pm: Panel: Advocacy and Legal Issues in Child Abuse

Tamara Steckler, Esq., Attorney-in-Charge of the Juvenile Rights Practice, The Legal Aid Society

Honorable Edwina G. Richardson-Mendelson, Administrative Judge for the Family Court of the City of New York

Jess Dannhauser, President & CEO, Graham Windham

Susan Morley, Senior Advisor for Investigations to the Commissioner, New York City Administration for Children’s Services
3:15pm - 4:30pm: Synergistic Childhood Adversity and Complex Adult Psychopathology: Implications for Treatment, Prevention and Policy

William W. Harris, PhD, Chairman, KidsPac

Frank W. Putnam, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, UNC School of Medicine
4:30pm - 5:00pm: Youth Panel
5:00pm - 6:00pm: Networking Break/Reception