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Impact of Family Separation on Children: A Panel Discussion

Thursday, October 17, 2019
Gabriela Maradiaga Panayotti

The Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences will co-host a panel featuring leaders in the field of childhood trauma, resilience and immigration policy.

This forum will positively engage attendees in dialogue about:

  • academically and clinically relevant experiences and the biopsychosocial effects of trauma to children due to family separation;
  • the impact of immigration policies on our patients and healthcare workforce;
  • community health perspectives about caring for our Latino/a/x patients.

Panelists will also share detailed information about the current state of policies and efforts around immigration and family separation.

Event details

Title: The Impact of Family Separation on Children, Patients and the Healthcare Workforce: A Panel Discussion

Date: Monday, October 28, 2019

Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm

Location: Trent Semans Center for Health Education, 6th Floor

Panel moderator:

Gabriela Muriel Maradiaga Panayotti, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Primary Care
Medical Director, Duke Healthy Lifestyles Program
Duke University Medical Center

Panelists

Lisa Amaya-Jackson, MD, MPH
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Psychiatry, Child & Family Mental Health & Developmental Neuroscience
Deputy Director, UCLA-Duke National Center for Child Traumatic Stress
Co-Training Director, Center for Child & Family Health
Co-Director, North Carolina Child Treatment Program
Duke University Medical Center

Diane Elmore Borbon, PhD, MPH
Policy Program Director for the UCLA-Duke University National Center for Child Traumatic Stress
Adjunct Professor, School of Public Affairs
American University

Ernestine Briggs-King, PhD
Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Psychiatry, Child & Family Mental Health & Developmental Neuroscience
Director of Research, Center for Child & Family Health
Director of the Data and Evaluation Program, UCLA-Duke University National Center for Child Traumatic Stress
Honorary Van der Kolk Research Director, Trauma Center at the Justice Resource Institute
Duke University Medical Center

Luke Smith, MD
Executive Director, El Futuro
[El Futuro is a non-profit behavioral health agency offering outpatient services to the Latino population in the Piedmont region of North Carolina.]