Adam Jeffrey Katz Memorial Lecture
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Time: 04:00 PM — 06:30 PM
The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College
68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues
New York, NY 10065
The Adam Jeffrey Katz Memorial Lecture is a two-part program designed to raise awareness and educate the public about ADHD and dyslexia. The lecture began in 2003 in memory of Adam Katz, who struggled with both disorders. The Katz family created this living memorial to raise awareness about psychiatric and learning disorders. The event attracts hundreds of children and parents, and New York’s finest clinicians, researchers, and educators, as well as attention from both local and national media.
If you have any questions about the event, please call 646.625.4372.
Part I: 4:00pm-5:00pm
Panel Discussion: Breakthroughs in ADHD
This year, the first session of the program will be an engaging and informative panel discussion with leading experts on ADHD, Dr. Edward “Ned” Hallowell (Founder, The Hallowell Center, and author of Driven to Distraction), and Drs. Xavier Castellanos and Rachel Klein of the NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Gail Saltz, the Today show psychiatrist and the Health Editor of CMI, will moderate this panel.
Part II: 5:30pm-6:30pm|
Surprise Celebrity Guest and Harold S. Koplewicz, MD
In the second session Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz will interview a surprise celebrity guest about living with ADHD or dyslexia. Orlando Bloom was the featured guest last year, participating in a moving conversation with Dr. Koplewicz about growing up with dyslexia. Other past honorees have included Ari Emanuel (founder, Endeavor Talent Agency), Chuck Close (artist), and Barbara Corcoran (founder, The Corcoran Real Estate Group).