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Doctor Sam is available for radio, television and speaking engagements and as a guest columnist. For more information or to schedule an appearance please contact Doctor Sam at media@doctorsam.com.

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Few discuss the emotional toll of struggling to conceive a child

Dr. Sam discusses infertility and mental health in the Miami Herald.

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AACAP 2017

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Doctor Sam’s research team’s was featured on Medscape for their work on how cyberbullying can affect the mental health of inpatient adolescents.

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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.

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SCHECK HILLEL

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.

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Cyberbullying and mental illness in kids

KevinMD featured a piece by Dr. Sam on cyberbullying.

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MEDSCAPE

New research on cyberbullying comparing inpatient and outpatient adolescent psychiatric populations was presented at the American Psychiatric Association’s annual 2018 meeting.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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ACNP 2016

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.

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ADAA 2015

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Adolescent girls more likely to be victims of cyberbullying

Doctor Sam’s work on cyberbullying was featured on Healio.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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APA 2017

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.

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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.

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