Annual Conference



Presented in English with simultaneous translation in French

Date: Friday, April 11th, 2014
ime: 8:00am to 4:30pm
Venue: Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Verdun, Quebec, Douglas Hall Pavilion

The Division of Child Psychiatry at McGill University has invited two renowned clinicians/researchers to discuss clinical and academic work experiences with these vulnerable adolescents, focusing on the assessment and treatment.

Invited Speakers:

Natalie Grizenko, MD, FRCPC; Dr. Natalie Grizenko works as a clinician researcher, teacher and administrator.  She has been medical chief of the Severe Disruptive Behaviour Disorders Program since 1988.  From 1996 to 2001, she was the director of professional and hospital services at the Douglas Institute and was involved in the restructuring of ultraspecialized programs and the development of a community-based model of psychiatric services.

Lily Hechtman, MD, FRCPC; Dr. Lily Hechtman is a professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at McGill University and Director of Research, Division of Child Psychiatry.  She is a child psychiatrist and an internationally recognized researcher in ADHD.  Dr. Hechtman’s research has focused on long-term (15-year) prospective studies of children with ADHD followed into adolescence and adulthood.  Dr. Hechtman combines a rigorous research background with extensive clinical expertise and experience.

Sarojini Sengupta, PhD; Sarojini Sengupta is an assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at McGill University.  She specializes in genetics and epigenetics of neurodevelopmental disorders with particular focuses on ADHD and first-episode psychosis.  She was awarded the NARSAD Young Investigator Award in 2008 and the Dr. Mortimer D.  Sackler Developmental Psychology Investigator Award in 2009.  Towards this work, she has examined the interaction of genetic and environmental factors in the development of ADHD, its severity and response to treatment.


Please send attached registration form along with your payment to Mrs. Rita Riccio.


Rita Riccio
Divison of Child Psychiatry, McGill University
4018 St. Catherine St. West
Westmount, Quebec, H3Z 1P2
Telephone: (514) 412-4400 ext. 22470; Fax:(514) 412-4337

psychiat.division [at] (e-mail)