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The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine are delighted to announce: 18-19 September 2019 IN Windsor, uk

SAVE THE DATE!

The International Conference of Adolescent Health - Coming of Age 2019

Two-day conference aimed at clinicians and researchers, focusing on adolescent health issues and solutions with influential plenary and keynote speakers, contributions from young people, workshops and networking opportunities.

An exceptional opportunity to meet with influential speakers, including:

Professor Russell Viner

President, RCPCH

Professor of Adolescent Health at the UCL Institute of Child Health in London, Director of the Department of Health Obesity Policy Research Unit

Watch Professor Viner talk about one of his favorite topics, the battle against unhealthy food and young people obesity

“Young adults aren’t big children nor are they little adults; they are a unique subgroup of the population and need to be treated as such.”

Professor Deborah Christie

President, SAHM

Professor of paediatric and adolescent psychology, Consultant clinical psychologist/lead at University College London Hospital’s NHS Foundation Trust

Watch above Professor Christie's inspirational presidential address at the SAHM2018

“This is why we get up every day, to advocate for every adolescent around the globe to get what they need to be successful.”

Professor Vikram Patel

The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health at Harvard Medical School, Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow

Enjoy Professor Patel's keynote at the SIPS 2018

“If some of our adolescents are failing in education, developing mental health problems, or getting into trouble with the law, it only means we have failed them as a society from their earliest years of life.”

Professor Maria Trent

Pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist in the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health in Baltimore

Dr. Trent is a pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist on the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health who has been consistently ranked by her peers as a 'top doc’ serving adolescents in the greater Baltimore Metropolitan area. She is an independent scientist that serves as the principal or key investigator multiple research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other funding agencies. A major focus of Dr. Trent’s research and clinical interest has been on reducing adolescent and young adult sexual and reproductive health disparities. She is also committed to producing the next generation of adolescent health scientists and directs the NIH-funded Adolescent Reproductive Health Training Program within Johns Hopkins Medicine. She is a sought-after speaker and the author of scientific research articles, editorials, book chapters, and patient-directed media materials in the field of adolescent health. She has been recognized for her work by medical associations and the lay press and has subsequently emerged as an important voice in the field of adolescent sexual and reproductive health. Dr. Trent serves as the Chair of the Section on Adolescent Health for the American Academy of Pediatrics, on the board of directors for the American Sexual Health Association, and as the President-elect for the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine.

"Health professionals must become more powerful on behalf of young people to help them reach their full potential." "#teensrock"

And more to be announced soon...

In a city full of history and grandeur, Windsor

Home of Windsor Castle, recently featured in the Royal Wedding

And much more...

In a beautiful venue to be announced soon

Contact:

RCPCH Events Team

events@rcpch.ac.uk

+44 (0) 20 7092 6000

Look out for ticket details coming soon...

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