Bullying in the 21st Century
Doctor Sam’s article on cyberbullying was featured in the November 2018 issue of The Parklander.
PTSD and re-experiencing sexual trauma
Doctor Sam was interviewed for a Palm Beach Post article about PTSD and re-experiencing sexual assault trauma.
The Brooklyn Cafe Show
Doctor Sam joined The Brooklyn Cafe TV on Facebook Live to discuss parenting in the digital age.
SoFlo Mixers and 95.3FM
Doctor Sam joined SoFlo Mixers and 95.3FM on Facebook Live to discuss issues that impact many children and adolescents: depression and cyberbullying.
Boca VIPediatrics with Special Guest Doctor Sam
Doctor Sam and Boca VIPediatrics teamed up for a Facebook Live discussion about helping your child cope with stress, anxiety and depression.
Few discuss the emotional toll of struggling to conceive a child
Dr. Sam discusses infertility and mental health in the Miami Herald.
Doctor Sam presented research on the effects of cyberbullying on adolescents in an outpatient setting. She was honored to attend the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting and present new data on how cyberbullying may be associated with anxiety, depression and maltreatment in adolescents.
JCS of South Florida
Doctor Sam spoke to social workers, therapists and mental health professionals of Jewish Community Services of South Florida on 8/18/2017. She presented a lecture on child and adolescent psychiatric conditions. Doctor Sam discussed evidence based therapies and medications utilized to treat vulnerable youth suffering from mental health pathology.
Cranky before your period? You may have 1 of 3 distinct cycles that can be treated.
Doctor Sam coauthored an article for the Miami Herald discussing when a woman’s menstrual cycle may be more pathologic than PMS. It’s important to know that for some women their period may require additional treatment than over the counter ibuprofen.
WMBM Radio Interview
Doctor Sam was interviewed on September 19, 2017 on the effects that Hurricane Irma had on children and adolescents’ mental health. Doctor Sam provided WMBM listeners with effective coping skills to teach children to help them overcome the stress associated with Hurricane Irma.
How to spot the symptoms of teenage depression — and possibly save a teen’s life
Doctor Sam coauthored an article for the Miami Herald about detecting depression in adolescents.
Doctor Sam’s research team’s was featured on Medscape for their work on how cyberbullying can affect the mental health of inpatient adolescents.
Doctor Sam spoke to high school seniors at Scheck Hillel about sexual abuse on college campuses. She was a keynote speaker during Scheck Hillel’s College Readiness week on March 23, 2017.
Alcohol abuse leads to 4,300 deaths annually among people under 21
Doctor Sam coauthored an article (published 4/11/2017) for the Miami Herald discussing alcohol use in children and adolescents.
Cyberbullying and mental illness in kids
KevinMD featured a piece by Dr. Sam on cyberbullying.
New research on cyberbullying comparing inpatient and outpatient adolescent psychiatric populations was presented at the American Psychiatric Association’s annual 2018 meeting.
AACAP National EOP Award
Doctor Sam attended the Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting and received the EOP Award. She was honored to receive the award and enjoys being active in the Academy.
WMBM Radio Interview
Doctor Sam was interviewed on October 17, 2017 on the effects of cyberbullying on child and adolescent mental health. Doctor Sam provided WMBM listeners with prevention strategies for parents who are concerned about their child’s risk for being victimized by cyberbullying.
Our children are at increased risk of suicide. Here are ways to help save them
Doctor Sam coauthored an article (published 8/24/2017) for the Miami Herald discussing suicide in children.
More Than a Bad Feeling: How to Spot and Help a Suicidal Teen
Doctor Sam coauthored an article on UM Health News (7/2017) about ways to help detect a potentially suicidal teenager. The article includes risk factors, warning signs and resources for readers.
PRESS CONFERENCE APA 2017
Doctor Sam presented research in a press briefing at the annual American Psychiatric Association meeting. She participated in a Q & A session with reporters.
When moms get depressed, their kids pick up on it — even infants
Doctor Sam coauthored an article for the Miami Herald about depression in mothers and how parental mental health impairments can affect children.
Doctor Sam presented a case report about treating depression in traumatic brain injury at the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) Annual Meeting in Hollywood, Florida. December 2016.
Doctor Sam presented research assessing the relationship between social media bullying and adolescent emotional health at the Anxiety and Depression Association of America annual meeting in Miami, Florida. 2015.
A Systematic Review: ECT in Children with Autism May Be Underutilized
Doctor Sam was part of a team studying autism and ECT. Their work was featured on Doximity.
Association of Cyberbullying with Other Forms of Maltreatment, Anxiety and Depression in Adolescents
Doximity featured the latest research conducted at University of Miami. Dr. Sam was co-first author in this project.
The mental health implications of infertility
Dr. Sam writes about the struggles of infertility that so many couples face. Her article was featured on KevinMD.
Jackson Memorial Hospital: Cyberbullying
Doctor Sam coauthored a blog for Jackson Memorial Hospital to provide information to parents, teachers and mental health professionals on the effects of cyberbullying on children and adolescents.
Adolescent girls more likely to be victims of cyberbullying
Doctor Sam’s work on cyberbullying was featured on Healio.
We must start now to provide mental-health care for our young caregivers
Doctor Sam coauthored an article for the Miami Herald discussing how mental health can be affected when children are caregivers.
Teens get moody. But they also get depressed and suicidal. How to spot the difference.
Doctor Sam was interviewed by the Miami Herald (published 7/22/2017) on how to detect depression in teenagers.
Here are ways to protect your child from cyberbullying
Doctor Sam coauthored an article (published 6/5/2017) for the Miami Herald discussing cyberbullying and its effects on child and adolescent mental health.
APA AREA 5 RESIDENT/FELLOW POSTER AWARD
Doctor Sam was awarded the Area 5 Resident/Fellow Poster Award at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, 2017. She was subsequently featured in Psychiatric News.
Doctor Sam presented research that assessed cyberbullying and its affects on adolescent mental health in May 2017 at the American Psychiatric Association annual meeting in San Diego, California. May 2017.
UHealth Physicians Link Cyberbullying to Inpatient Psychiatric Care Among South Florida Youth
Doctor Sam and the cyberbullying research team was recognized by University of Miami for their work in child and adolescent mental health.