Development of Mental Disorders in a Minority Group in Two Socio-Cultural Contexts

Date/Time
Date(s) - Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
8:30 am - 9:30 am


T32 Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Cristiane Duarte, Associate Professor in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbia University РNew York State Psychiatric Institute

Dr. Duarte is an Associate Professor in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbia University – New York State Psychiatric Institute. Dr. Duarte’s research is based on innovative population-based studies about the development of mental disorders in children, adolescents and young adults. Through the use state-of-the art sampling, recruitment and culturally appropriate assessment methodologies, she has sought to generate knowledge of relevance to diverse, often underserved and understudied populations. Currently, she is a leader of the Boricua Youth Study, the only multi-national source of information about how mental disorders develop from childhood to young adulthood in a Latino subgroup (Puerto Ricans).