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Friday, July 29 • 1:45pm - 3:45pm
Research Updates in Pediatric OCD

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This talk provides research updates on pediatric OCD research by an expert panel of researchers, with time for audience questions/discussion. Dr. Lebowitz will present data on the influence of maternal hormonal levels in shaping parent reports of OCD symptoms. Dr. Stewart will present data on distress tolerance among parents of OCD-affected youth and an intervention to influence it. Dr. McGuire will present data on fear extinction in childhood OCD and discuss treatment implications. Dr. Lewin will present treatment outcome data from his IOCDF-funded stepped-care CBT trial. Dr. Storch will present treatment outcome data on his clinical trial that investigates using D-cycloserine in conjunction with CBT.


Eli Lebowitz, PhD

Eli R. Lebowitz, PhD is currently assistant professor of psychology and psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine Child Study Center, where he is part of the Program for Anxiety Disorders. His research focuses on the development, neurobiology, and treatment of anxiety, OCD, and related disorders, with special emphasis on family dynamics and the role of parents in these disorders. He is the primary developer of SPACE, a parent-based... Read More →
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Adam B. Lewin, PhD, ABPP

Associate Professor & OCD Program Director, University of South Florida
Adam B. Lewin, Ph.D., ABPP is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics & Psychiatry and is the Director of the OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders Program at the University of South Florida. He is board certified in child and adolescent psychology and directs USF's postdoctoral fellowship in OCD & related disorders. Dr. Lewin serves on the Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board of the International OCD Foundation, is on the Board of... Read More →
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Joseph McGuire, PhD

University of California Los Angeles
Joseph McGuire, Ph.D. is a Clinical Instructor and T32 Postdoctoral Scholar at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at the University of California Los Angeles. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles related to the assessment and treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder and related conditions, anxiety disorders, and Tourette Disorder. In addition to conducting clinical research, Dr. McGuire serves as a... Read More →
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S. Evelyn Stewart, MD

Associate Professor and Director, OCD Clinic, University of BC, Psychiatry and the Pediatric OCD Program (POP)
Dr. Evelyn Stewart is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia and is the founding director of the Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Clinic and Research Program at B.C. Children's Hospital. She is a child and adult psychiatrist, and a clinical and neuroscience researcher. She has a long-standing interest in OCD across the lifespan and familial aspects of this disorder. Dr. Stewart... Read More →
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Eric Storch, PhD

All Children's Hospital Guild Endowed Chair, Professor, and Clinical Director, University of South Florida and Rogers Behavioral Health - Tampa
Dr. Eric Storch is Professor and All Children's Hospital Guild Endowed Chair in the Departments of Pediatrics, Health Policy & Management, Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, and Psychology at the University of South Florida. He serves as the Director of Research for Developmental Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, and is the Clinical Director of Rogers Behavioral Health Tampa Bay. Dr. Storch has received... Read More →

Friday July 29, 2016 1:45pm - 3:45pm
Avenue Ballroom, 4th Floor

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