Bennett Leventhal, M.D.: Targets of Pharmacological Research and Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Mar 4 2014 6:30 pm
America/New York
Start Date: 
March 4, 2014
Location: 
Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research in the Auditorium, 140 Old Orangeburg Rd, Bldg 35, Orangeburg, NY 10962
 
 
Nathan S. Kline Institute for  Psychiatric Research 
Targets of Pharmacological Research and Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder
 
Bennett Leventhal, M.D. was born in Chicago and grew up in Arkansas, Illinois, and Louisiana. After receiving his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Dr. Leventhal completed his child and adolescent psychiatry training at Duke University. Following two years as a medical officer at the Naval Regional Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia, Dr. Leventhal joined the University of Chicago’s Department of Psychiatry; where he served as Professor of Psychiatry & Pediatrics and Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for more than two decades. 
 
Dr. Leventhal has played a leadership role in national and regional efforts to promote children’s mental health research and to create comprehensive, cutting-edge systems of care for children’s mental health. Dr. Leventhal has a distinguished international reputation as a child and adolescent psychiatrist who is recognized for his leadership and expertise in fostering scientific career development, training, and broad-based collaborative research networks. He is also a determined advocate for children’s mental health and has greatly enhanced the lives of children and families through his devotion to clinical care and his broad-based influence on policy and practice. Dr. Leventhal has directed a number of initiatives to advance cutting-edge translational research on the causes and prevention of psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents. 
 
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 6:30PM 
 
This talk, followed by questions and answers, is for individuals that identify as ASD and family members. 
 
 
 
Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research in the Auditorium
140 Old Orangeburg Rd, Bldg 35, Orangeburg, NY 10962
Seating is limited; please call (845) 398-2184 or email VRP@nki.rfmh.org to reserve a seat or for more information