8-9 a.m. | Auditorium, 2nd floor, Main Hospital | Virtual
Keynote Lecture | “Leveraging decades of scientific discovery to transform U.S. health systems to enhance support of the mental health and development of children”
John N. Constantino, M.D.
Chief of Behavioral and Mental Health, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta; Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine
10-11 a.m. | Virtual
CTSI-CN Session | "Evolving research support at Children's National and beyond"
Presenter: Michael Bell, M.D.
12-1 p.m. | Auditorium, 2nd floor, Main Hospital | Virtual
Mental Health & AI Panel | “The power of precision genomics in the objective measurement of mental health status"
Adelaide S. Robb, M.D.
Distinguished Endowed Professor& Chair, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Children’s National Hospital (Moderator)
Tshaka Cunningham, Ph.D.
Co-Founder & Chief Scientific Officer, Polaris Genomics (Panelist)
Anne Naclerio, M.D., M.P.H.
Chief Medical Officer, Polaris Genomics (Panelist)
Rick Herrera, Ph.D.
Chief Data Science Officer, Polaris Genomics (Panelist)
1-3 p.m. | Costco Wholesale Atrium, 1st Floor, Main Hospital
Presenting authors will stand with their posters during their poster session and will be available for questions and discussions regarding their projects.
- Endocrinology and Metabolic Disorders
- Genetics, Genetic Predisposition and Genetic Susceptibility
- Global Health
- Health Disparities
- Health Services
- Infectious Disease and HIV
- Informatics and Technology
- Medical Education
- Muscle Physiology
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Surgical Innovation
Join us in a brief mindfulness exercise at 2 p.m., led by the Mindful Mentors program.
2-2:30 p.m. | Seacrest Studios, Channel 90
Read, Question and Think Story Hour | "Live reading of Ada Twist Scientist"
Kids and families are welcome to join or call in with questions to talk to a Children’s National Heart Scientist!
Nikki Posnack, Ph.D., M.P.H.
4-5 p.m. | Auditorium, 2nd floor, Main Hospital | Virtual
Keynote Lecture | “Life after cure: Psychosocial function in childhood cancer survivors”
Christopher J. Recklitis, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Director of Research and Support Services, David B. Perini, Jr. Quality of Life Clinic, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School