Let’s join the forces to support as many participants from underserved areas of the world and bring them to the congress! In the early stages of her career, she examined harmful behaviours as a developmental the presentation of the cognitive development of children of senior preschool age, primarily in adolescents and in adults.
Over time, the focus of her research broadened to include harmful behaviours as causes of mental health problems. Birmaher is the Endowed Chair in Early Onset Bipolar Disease and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine and serves as the Co-Director of the Psychiatry Research Pathway program. In addition to his extensive research, clinical and training activities, Dr. Birmaher is the Director of the Child and Adolescent Bipolar Spectrum Services Program at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC. A leader in the study and treatment of pediatric mood and anxiety disorders, Dr. Birmaher is a pioneer in describing the predictors, risk factors, course and treatment of childhood-onset bipolar disorder. Throughout his career, he has served as the Principal-, Co-Principal or co-investigator for over 25 federally-sponsored research grants and projects.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder: one, two or many developmental disorders? Jan Buitelaar is a professor of psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry at the Radboud University Medical Centre, and at the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. He is also head of Karakter Child and Adolescent Psychiatry University Centre in Nijmegen. Mood disorders in children and adolescents – where have we been and where are we going? Psychiatry and Pediatrics at State University of New York at Stony Brook since 1985, founded and directed the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry until 2013.
She trained at Cornell, Washington University- St. Louis, National Institutes of Mental Health and UCLA’s Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Carlson has written over 250 papers and chapters on phenomenology and treatment of child and adolescent depression and bipolar disorder. Carlson has won numerous child psychiatry awards including the APA’s Blanche F. Carlson is past president of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, recent past chair of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s Program Committee and now serves on the Academy’s Council. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at La Salpêtrière hospital in Paris.