2008-2009 Child Study Center Speaker Series
2008 Lois Bloom Lecture
Dr. Daniel Pine
National Institute of Mental Health, Division of Intramural Research Programs
Chief, Section on Developmental and Affective Neuroscience
Chief, Child and Adolescent Research in the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program
"Pediatric Anxiety: Current and Future Approaches to Therapeutics"
September 18, 2008
Dr. Robert T. Ammerman
Professor of Pediatrics & Scientific Director, Every Child Succeeds
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Division of Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology
"Treating Maternal Depression in the Context of Home Visitation"
October 16, 2008
Dr. Roger Weissburg
Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Education, University of Illinois at Chicago
President, Collaborative for Academics, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)
Co-sponsored with the Prevention Research Center
"Social and Emotional Learning: A Dialog about Inputs, Outputs, and Mediators"
November 12, 2008
Dr. Weissburg also presented the Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science
"Social and Emotional Learning: Strategies to Improve the Lives of Millions of Children"
November 13, 2008
Dr. Robert F. Dougherty
Senior Research Scientist
Department of Psychology, Stanford University
"Crucial Brain Circuits in the Development of Skilled Reading"
November 20, 2008
Dr. Cleopatra Caldwell
Associate Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education
Co-Associate Director, Program for Research on Black Americans
Co-Sponsored with The Center for Family Research in Diverse Contexts
"Pathways to Prevention: Influencing the Parenting Attitudes and Behaviors of Non-Resident African American Fathers as Protection against Adolescent Risk Behaviors"
January 16, 2009
Dr. Bradley Schlaggar
Associate Professor of Neurology, Radiology, Anatomy and Neurobiology, Pediatrics
St. Louis Children's Hospital, Washington University
"Development of a dual-networks architecture of top-down control: Insights from functional connectivity MRI"
March 4, 2009
Dr. Martha Denckla
Batza Family Endowed Chair
Director, Developmental Cognitive Neurology Clinic, Kennedy Krieger Institute
Professor, Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
"Update: How ADHD is related to Learning Disabilities- both Verbal and Nonverbal"
March 26, 2009
Dr. Lorna Smith Benjamin
Professor of Clinical Psychology
Co-Director, IRT Clinic, Neuropsychiatric Institute, The University of Utah
"Dimensional analysis of interactions using SASB: Looking beyond the cross-sectional lamppost for the keys to psychopathology"
April 23, 2009