Medical Missions for Children (MMC), hosted a virtual international medical conference addressing the critical topic of the "Impact of Digital Media on Child and Adolescent Development". The educational event took place at the MMC-Panasonic HDTV Studios located on the campus of St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Paterson, NJ.
The conference was moderated by former WCBS and WNBC correspondent, Aimee Nuzzo. Guest expert panelists included: (1) Director of Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center, Angela Diaz, MD, (2) Child and Adolescent Psychologist, Resa Fogel, Ph.D., (3) Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical College, Jodi Gold, MD, (4) Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Daniel Medeiros, MD, and (5) Psychologist, Mark Pesner, Ph.D.
Using high-definition video production technology (provided by Panasonic) and high-definition videoconferencing equipment (provided by Polycom), MMC was able to create the two-way interactive exchange of ideas and case studies between a panel of child development experts from several of our nation's leading academic institutions and more than 130 pediatricians attending from the country of Armenia.