NY Presbyterian 2015 Women's Health Symposium

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Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian’s 33rd annual Women’s Health Symposium luncheon benefitting the Iris Cantor Women’s Health Center took place on Thursday, October 15, 2015.

The symposium, titled Don’t Worry, Be Happy: Identifying and Treating Anxiety in Children and Adults, was moderated by Dr. Laura Forese, executive vice president and chief operating officer of NewYork-Presbyterian. 

Presenters Dr. John Walkup, vice chair of psychiatry and director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell; and Dr. Gail Saltz, clinical associate professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine, discussed a number of topics including how to recognize and diagnose anxiety early in children and adults; how anxiety affects families, relationships and functioning for adults; different types of anxiety issues; when worry is manageable and when it isn’t; and the best treatment options and new research in the field.

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