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Monday, September 10, 2018
 
17th Annual Day of Remembrance
Information Forum
 
 
Marriott Downtown Hotel | 85 West Street | New York City
Registration Opens: 8:00 am | Program: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
Join us on Monday, September 10 for VOICES 17th Annual Information Forum, a day-long program with insightful presentations, panel discussions and peer-to-peer opportunities designed to promote healing and resilience. The event provides an opportunity for 9/11 families, survivors, responders and those who continue to support them to gather for an informative program in advance of the anniversary. Family members of those who have died of 9/11-related illnesses are encouraged to attend.
 
Updates will be provided on the WTC Health Program medical and mental health treatment and research, the WTC Registry, and victims’ compensation programs. Other topics include: strategies for coping with grief and bereavement; caring for caregivers; and interventions to promote long-term growth and resiliency of children and families.
 
A special panel, moderated by Mike Greenberg journalist and host of ESPN’s morning show Get Up, will highlight the Comeback Season exhibit that recently opened at the 9/11 Museum. The Information Forum presentations will conclude with peer-to-peer roundtables and mindfulness exercises. The 9/11 Museum is providing complimentary tickets for those who would like to visit the Museum following the program.
 
VOICES is honored to once again host this annual event with the support of the Centers for Disease Control and the Feal Good Foundation. We are also grateful for the contribution of our co-sponsors and the professionals who have dedicated their careers to supporting the 9/11 community.
 
The event is free of charge for 9/11 families, survivors, responders, their extended family members and WTC Health Program service providers. Family members of those who have died of 9/11 related illnesses are encouraged to attend.
 
 
 
Speakers
 
 
Michael Barasch
Partner
Barasch, McGarry, Salzman, and Penson
 
 
Rupa Bhattacharyya
Special Master
September 11th Victim Compensation Fund
 
 
JoAnn Difede, PhD
Director of PATSS, Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell, Attending Psychologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.
 
 
John Feal
Founder
FealGood Foundation
 
 
Adriana Feder, MD
Director, Trauma and Resilience Program
Associate Director for Research, WTC Mental Health Program
 
 
Mary Fetchet
Founding Director
Voices of September 11th
 
 
Mike Greenberg
ESPN Host
Get Up
 
 
Peter T. Haugen, Ph.D
Director of Mental Health, NYU School of Medicine WTC Health Program, Clinical Center of Excellence (NYU CCE); Clinical Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine
 
 
Noah Kushlefsky
Partner
Kreindler & Kreindler
 
 
Matthew J. McCauley
Lawyer
Turken and Heath
 
 
Therese A. Rando, PhD, BCETS, BCBT
Clinical Director
The Institute for the Study and Treatment of Loss
 
 
Dr. Joan Reibman, MD
Medical Director
NYU/Bellevue Asthma Center
 
 
David Schonfeld
Director, National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement
USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work
 
 
Dr. Michael Weiden, MS, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Environmental Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
 
 
Dr. Leigh Wilson, DO, MPH
Medical Director
Northwell Health Center of Excellence, World Trade Center Health Program
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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