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Program

Albert Behnke Auditorium, Building 503
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
Silver Spring, Maryland

17 September 2013 – 18 September 2013

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013

0730–0830 Conference registration
0830–0845 Welcoming
0845–0900 Opening remarks

Robert J. Ursano MD

Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Director, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Anthony J. Stamilio

Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army
Manpower and Reserve Affairs
Civilian Personnel and Quality of Life
U.S. Department of the Army

0900–1000
Panel 1

Combat to Garrison: Transitions Affecting the Soldier and the Military Family of 2025

James E. McCarroll PhD, Moderator

Research Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Lynn L. McCollum LCSW

Director, Family Programs
U.S. Army Installation Management Command

Brian D. Leidy PhD

Director of the Military Projects and Senior Extension Associate
Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research
Cornell University

1000–1030 Questions and discussion period
1030–1100 Break (coffee on your own)

1100–1200 Panel 2

Problems Facing Military Families in Transition: Learning from the Science of Stressors

Stephen J. Cozza MD, Moderator

Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Associate Director, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Eric B Elbogen PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of North Carolina

Patricia Lester MD

Jane and Marc Nathanson Family Professor of Psychiatry
Medical Director, Child and Family Trauma Service
Nathanson Family Resilience Center
University of California, Los Angeles

1200–1230 Questions and discussion period
1230–1330 Lunch (on your own)

1330–1430 Panel 3

Fostering Resilience in Families: What Does the Science of Resilience Tell Us?

David M. Benedek, M.D., Moderator

COL, MC, USA
Professor/Deputy Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Assoc. Director, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Uniformed Services University

Ann S. Masten PhD

Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Psychology
Institute of Child Development
University of Minnesota

William Saltzman PhD

Professor and Associate Director
Nathanson Family Resilience Center
University of California, Los Angeles

Abigail H. Gewirtz PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Family Social Science
University of Minnesota

1430–1500 Questions and discussion period
1500–1530 Break (coffee on your own)

1530–1630 Panel 4

Effective Programs and Interventions: The Science of Program Evaluation

Douglas F. Zatzik MD, Moderator

Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science
University of Washington

Richard E. Heyman PhD

Professor, Family Translational Research Group
Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care
New York University

Richard Spoth PhD

F. Wendell Miller Senior Prevention Scientist
Director, Partnerships in Prevention Science Institute
Iowa State University

1630–1700 Questions and discussion period
1700 Adjourn

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

0830–1000 Panel 5

Military Families and Transitional Stress: What Critical Information is Missing?

Robert J. Ursano MD, Moderator

Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Director, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Captain Wanda L. Finch LICSW CAS

Director, Resilience and Prevention
Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury

Mark N. Glauser PhD

Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Doctoral Programs
L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science
Syracuse University

Shelley M. MacDermid Wadsworth PhD

Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
Director, Center for Families and Director, Military Family Research Institute
Purdue University

Stephen A. Maisto PhD

Professor, Department of Psychology
Syracuse University
Executive Director, Center for Integrated Healthcare
Syracuse VA Medical Center

James Schmeling JD

Managing Director and Co-Founder
Institute for Veterans and Military Families
Syracuse University

1000–1030 Questions and discussion period
1030–1100 Break (coffee on your own)

1100–1230
Closing Discussion

Research and Military Policy: Thinking Forward

Robert J. Ursano MD, Moderator

Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Director, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

1230 Adjourn

 

Forum Organizing Committee

Frances H. Gabbay, PhD, Chairman

K. Nikki Benevides, MA

Mary Lee Dichtel, RN

Carol S. Fullerton, PhD

James E. McCarroll, PhD

Robert J. Ursano, MD