MaRS Discovery District (Aud.)
101 College St.
Please join Dr. Ilse Treurnicht, CEO Mars Discovery District (MaRS) and Dr. Catherine Zahn, President and CEO of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) as they launch a new series focusing on innovations in mental health and addiction.
The first event in the series will feature Dr. Peter Szatmari, Chedoke Health Chair in Child Psychiatry at McMaster University in conversation with Dr. Zahn and Mary Jo Haddad, President and CEO of The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) about innovation in children’s mental health
Dr. Szatmari has worked in the field of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) for over 30 years. He is Professor and Head, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University, where he holds the Chedoke Health Chair in Child Psychiatry. He is Director of the Offord Centre of Child Studies, a research institute supported by McMaster University and McMaster Children’s Hospital and is a founding member of the Canadian Autism Intervention Research Network (CAIRN), a national network of parents, clinicians, policy makers and scientists dedicated to supporting a research agenda in early intervention in autism. He was editor of the journal Evidence Based Mental Health for five years.
Light refreshments at 5:30 p.m.
Program begins at 6:15 p.m.
Registration fee: $10.00
Support for speaker series provided by Roche