Summus Master Class: Teens, Screens, and Mental Health


Location: Virtual

Speaker: Dr. Richard Chung, MD, Section Chief of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Duke University Hospital

Talking Points: Impact of screens and social media on teens, how screen time affects social anxiety and mental health

Biography: Dr. Chung is the Section Chief of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Duke University Medical Center and is a professor of internal medicine and pediatrics. He also serves as the Medical Director of the Duke Center for Eating Disorders and is board certified in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, and Adolescent Medicine. Dr. Chung’s clinical and research interests center on preventive and chronic disease care of adolescents and young adults. He has research and clinical experience in understanding ways to improve adolescent health through behavioral change, particularly in the context of chronic illness. As part of these efforts, Dr. Chung helps lead efforts at Duke to improve transitional care for adolescents with special health care needs. Finally, Dr. Chung oversees the medical care of patients within the Duke Center for Eating Disorders and supports research efforts within the Center.

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