11th Annual Research Symposium

Strengthening Adolescent Mental Health and Health Policy

Monday, October 30, 2023
8:30 am – 3:00 pm

University of Chicago

Gordon Center for Integrative Science (GCIS)
929 E. 57th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
3rd floor West atrium

8:30 – 9:00
Check-in, coffee, networking

9:00 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Elbert Huang, MD, MPH and Anna Volerman, MD

9:15 AM
Karam Radwan, MD, DFAACAP

University of Chicago
Resilience Across Time: Navigating Adolescents and Families in Crises, Reflecting on the Past and Envisioning the Future

9:55 AM
Chuka Emezue, PhD, MPH, CHES

RUSH University
Reimagining Trauma- and Equity-Focused Support for Boys and Men on Both Ends of the Gun

10:35 AM

10:45 AM
Melissa Kull, PhD

Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago
Mental Health Trends Among Youth at Risk for and Experiencing Homelessness in the United States

Keynote speaker

11:25 AM
Sameer Vohra, MD, JD, MA

Illinois Department of Public Health
The State of Illinois’ Adolescent Health: An Illinois Department of Public Health Update

12:05 AM
Panel Discussion

12:30 PM

1:15 PM
Poster Session

2:00 PM
Poster Awards and Closing Remarks


Registration          Poster Session          Parking and Transportation


View prior year symposia on YouTube.  Please watch here.


Contact Mary King at the CDRP for further information.