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Nadine Burke Harris - The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity

January 22, 2018
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Italian Academy, Columbia University, 1161 Amsterdam Avenue, New York

Speaker: Nadine Burke Harris, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Center for Youth Wellness

Note: This event is sold out, but walk-ins will be admitted 5 minutes before the start, if space permits.

Please join Trauma-Free NYC, in partnership with The Center for Science and Society, as we launch our 2018 Speaker Series with world-renowned pediatrician, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris.

A pioneer in the field of medicine, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris is a leader in the movement to transform how we respond to early childhood adversity and the resulting toxic stress that dramatically impacts our health and longevity. By exploring the science behind childhood adversity, she offers a new way to understand the adverse events that affect all of us throughout our lifetimes. As the founder/CEO of the Center for Youth Wellness, she has brought these scientific discoveries and her new approach to audiences at the Mayo Clinic, American Academy of Pediatrics, Google Zeitgeist and Dreamforce.

Dr. Burke Harris will be speaking on her work with childhood adversity and sharing insights from her upcoming book, The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity. Advanced copies of her new book will be available for purchase at the event.

The talk will take place from 3:00-4:00 pm. Reception and Book Signing to follow from 4:00-5:30 pm.

This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required via Eventbrite.

For more information, please email: TraumaFreeNYC@cumc.columbia.edu.

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