11th Annual Research Symposium

Strengthening Adolescent Mental Health and Health Policy

Monday, October 30, 2023

University of Chicago

8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Register for the symposium

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’s 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          Submit an abstract          Parking and Transportation

CDRP 11th Annual Symposium to focus on adolescent mental health

IDPH director to deliver keynote at UChicago symposium on adolescent mental health

Meet Symposium Speaker Karam Radwan

Meet Symposium Speaker Chuka Emezue

Meet Symposium Speaker Melissa Kull

View prior year symposia on YouTube.  Please watch here.


Contact Mary King at the CDRP for further information.