February 18

Little Treatments, Big Effects? Building Brief Interventions to Reduce Youth Psychopathology at Scale

Special Guest Lecture
Jessica Schleider, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychology, Stony Brook University
February 19

Losing a Spouse to Cancer: Grief, Bereavement, and Coping with the Loss

Brain, Behavior, and Cancer Seminar
Sarah T. Stahl, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical and Translational Science, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
February 21

Phelan-McDermid Syndrome and SHANK3: A 30 Year Family Odyssey

Clinical Grand Rounds
Joseph Pierri, MD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
February 28

Prodromal Symptoms and Risk for Recurrences in Youth with Bipolar Disorder: Findings after over 15 Years of Follow-Up

Boris Birmaher, MD Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Endowed Chair in Early Onset Bipolar Disease
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