2021 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Transforming Science, Transforming Society
The National Network of Depression Centers will hold its thirteenth annual conference virtually on September 21 & 22, 2021. With six CME eligible sessions, two poster sessions, a pre-conference roundtable on industry grant funding, and an awards ceremony this is sure to be an action packed conference!
Keep scrolling to learn more about our keynote session, read poster abstracts, and view details for each session.
Next Generation Strategies to Optimize DBS for Depression: Leveraging Technological Advances towards Precision Care will be presented by Dr. Helen Mayberg from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
NNDC Poster Award Ceremony will be presented by the National Network of Depression Centers.
The Gerald L. Klerman Award will be presented by the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
A special thank you to our Conference Chair, Dr. Sagar Parikh, and the entire Conference Program Committee for their assistance in planning another innovative NNDC conference!
Pre-Conference Programming: Grant Session 101
Roundtable Discussion of Industry Investigator Initiated Grant Opportunities
Chaired by: Dr. Sagar Parikh
Next Generation Strategies to Optimize DBS for Depression: Leveraging Technological Advances towards Precision Care
Presented by: Helen Mayberg, MD – Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Why Do Youth Interventions Matter for All Patient Care?
Presented by: Christopher Schneck, MD – University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus & Leslie Miller, MD – Johns Hopkins University
Family-Focused Therapy (FFT) for Youth with Bipolar Disorders
Presented by: Aimee Sullivan, PhD – University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for Adolescents with Bipolar Disorder
Presented by: Tina Goldstein, PhD – University of Pittsburgh
Mastering Multi-site Studies
Presented by: Michael Thase, MD – University of Pennsylvania
Sandra Weiss PhD, RN, FAAN – University of California San Francisco
Thomas Schulze, MD – Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich
Sarah Hollingsworth “Holly” Lisanby, MD – National Institute of Mental Health
NNDC Day 2 Welcome
NIMH Perspective on Suicide Prevention Research
Presented by: Jane Pearson, PhD & Stephen O’Connor, PhD – National Institute of Mental Health
Dismantling Structural Racism in Psychiatry: The Path To Mental Health Equity
Presented by: Ruth Shim, MD, MPH – University of California, Davis
Monica Taylor-Desir, MD, MPH – Mayo Clinic
Heather Flynn, PhD – Florida State University
Andy Pumariega, MD – University of Florida
“Hot Topics” in Psychiatry
3 Brief Talks
Stanford Accelerated Intelligent Neuromodulation Therapy
Nolan Williams, M.D. – Stanford University Medical Center
Lessons Learned: How Can We Turn Smartphones into Brain Fitness Trackers
Alex Leow, MD, PhD – University of Illinois at Chicago
Psilocybin Therapy for Mood Disorders
Frederick Barrett, PhD – Johns Hopkins University
Virtual Poster Session
Thank you to all of our poster presenters for helping to make this an engaging and high-impact program!
After the conference you will be able to click the button below to check out all of the posters presented at the 2021 virtual conference.
Thank you to the following sponsors for supporting the 2021 Virtual NNDC Conference!