The sixth annual Children's Behavioral Health Knowledge Center Symposium and Gailanne Reeh Lecture will be held on May 10 at the Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital. Ann Kim, Director of Health & Well-Being at IDEO Cambridge, will deliver this year’s Gailanne Reeh Lecture. Ms. Kim is an independent filmmaker who has reported on a range of science global health issues for public television and radio. Her credits include The Age of AIDS (FRONTLINE/PBS) and Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?, both duPont-Columbia Award winners, broadcast journalism’s highest honor.
From 2016-2017, Ann served as the first Chief Design Officer for U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, bringing design thinking into government and urgent public health issues of addiction, opioids, and social isolation. Her portfolio spans the design of HIV prevention products, digital tools to help kids build emotional strength, to re-design of the US digital immigration experience.
This year's Symposium will also featured the 2019 Children's Behavioral Health Innovation Awards.