Event Overview

Network with leaders in prevention science. Explore how early interventions improve outcomes in primary care settings. Strategize on the path from idea to policy to practice. And contribute to better health and a brighter future for children and adolescents in New York State.

Keynote addresses from Dr. James Hudziak, University of Vermont, and Dr. Laurie Miller Brotman, NYU Langone Medical Center

Interactive sessions to harness ideas on socioeconomic and environmental determinants of health, and how to move from policy to practice

Focus on early identification, prevention, community-based advocacy, and a look at programs finding success in New York State

Speakers from the Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy, Harvard Medical School, NYS Department of Health, and many New York-based initiatives

Faculty Info

  • Commissioner Ann Marie T. Sullivan, MD – New York State Office of Mental Health
  • David H. Rubin, MD – Massachusetts General Hospital
  • James Hudziak, MD – University of Vermont
  • Mary McCord, MD, MPH – NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Rahil D. Briggs, PsyD – HealthySteps
  • Glenn Saxe, MD – NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Polina Umylny, PhD – Montefiore Medical Center
  • Elizabeth A. Isakson, MD – Docs for Tots
  • Laurie Miller Brotman, PhD – NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Lauren J. Tobias, MPP – NYS Department of Health
  • Donna M. Bradbury, MA, LMHC – NYS Office of Mental Health
  • Abigail Velikov, PhD – NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
  • Shirley Berger, DrPH, MPH, MA – NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • Suzanne Brundage, MS – United Hospital Fund
  • Kate Breslin, MPD, MCRP – Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy
  • Michael Murphy, EdD – Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Matthew B. Perkins, MD, MBA, MPH – New York State Office of Mental Health

Event Agenda

Albany Marriott, Salon A-D, 189 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 8:00 am – 4:15 pm

Introduction & Overview

  • 8:00 – 8:30 AM Breakfast (provided)
  • 8:35 – 8:45 AM Welcoming Remarks Commissioner Ann Marie T. Sullivan, MD
  • 8:45 – 8:55 AM Welcome and Introduction of the First Keynote Speaker David H. Rubin, MD

Keynote Address

  • 9:00 – 9:40 AM The Landscape of Innovative Practices in Prevention Science for Children, Youth, and Their Families James Hudziak, MD

Session 1 – Early Identification, Prevention, and Wellness Promotion

  • 9:45 – 10:05 AM Where Do We Start? Mary McCord, MD, MPH
  • 10:05 – 10:25 AM How Do We Continue? Rahil Briggs, PsyD
  • 10:25 – 10:45 AM How Do We Address Children Facing Adversity? Glenn Saxe, MD
  • 10:45 – 11:00 AM Facilitated Q&A

Session 2 – Socioeconomic/Environmental Determinants of Behavioral Health and ACE’s

  • 11:15 – 12:15 PM An Interactive Session Polina Umylny, PhD Elizabeth A. Isakson, MD, FAAP

Keynote Address to End the Morning Session

  • 12:15 – 12:50 PM Scaling Family-Centered Early Childhood Preventive Intervention to Benefit Children and Families Across NY State Laurie Miller Brotman, PhD
  • 1:00 – 1:45 PM Lunch (provided) Salon F-H

Session 3 – Improving the Health of all Children in their Communities through Community-based and Child Advocacy Efforts Across New York State

  • 1:45 – 2:05 PM Health Equity, ACEs, and Improving Childhood Outcomes Lauren J. Tobias, MPP
  • 2:05 – 2:20 PM OMH Prevention Initiatives Donna M. Bradbury, MA, LMHC
  • 2:20 – 2:30 PM Promoting Early Childhood Development in Primary Care: The Pediatric Bundle Initiative Abigail Velikov, PhD
  • 2:30 – 2:40 PM ThriveNYC: Building Capacity to Support Young Children’s Social-Emotional Development Shirley Berger, DrPH, MPH, MA
  • 2:40 – 3:00 PM Successful Community-Based Programs that Have Tackled Behavioral Health and Related Health and Wellness Issues Through Prevention Science Suzanne Brundage, MS
  • 3:00 – 3:15 PM Facilitated Q&A

Session 4 – Moving from Policy to Practice

  • 3:15 – 4:00 PM An Interactive Session Kate Breslin, MPH, MCRP Michael Murphy, EdD
  • 4:00 – 4:15 PM Closing Remarks Matthew B. Perkins, MD, MBA, MPH
  • 4:15 PM Adjourn

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