About the September 22 Forum
Wednesday September 22, 11AM – 12PM EDT
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Jordyn Cabbell is a senior in high school from Nevada. She is president of BSU and advocate for mental health.
Dr. Sheri Madigan, Ph.D., R.Pysch is a clinical psychologist, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Determinants of Child Development in the Department of Psychology at the University of Calgary and the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute. Her nationally funded research program focuses on understanding how early social experiences can help and/or hinder children’s learning, behavior, and mental health. She has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles, many of which are in top-ranking medical journals (e.g., JAMA Pediatrics, The Lancet Psychiatry). Her research has been widely covered in the media and she has participated in over 150 media interviews for print, radio, and television (e.g., Good Morning America, The New York Times, TIME, Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, etc.). She is the recipient of the World Association for Infant Mental Health Early Career Award and was recently elected as a member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.
Dr. Karestan Koenen, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology in the Department of Epidemiology at HSPH and the host of the Population Mental Health Forum Series. She aims to reduce the population burden of mental disorders through research, training, and advocacy. She is passionate about using science to overcome violence and trauma, which are major preventable causes of health problems globally.