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Youth and Media Expert Discussion

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June 2, 2009


8:00 a.m.

Yvonne T. Maddox, Ph.D.
Deputy Director, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

Lynne Haverkos, M.D., M.P.H.
Medical Officer, Child Development and Behavioral Branch, NICHD

John McGrath, Ph.D.
Chief, Public Information and Communications Branch, NICHD

Overview of Media-Smart Youth ®
Marianne Glass Miller
Senior Public Health Program Officer, NICHD

Session 1 -- Big Picture: Adults and Young People Interacting with Media

8:30 a.m.

Eating, Thinking, and Staying Active with New Media (PDF - 47 KB)
Presentation (PDF - 905 KB)
Mary Madden, M.A., Pew Internet and American Life Project

9:00 a.m.

Media, Adolescents, and Health Outcomes (PDF - 23 KB)
Presentation (PDF - 516 KB)
Ellen Wartella, Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

9:30 a.m.

Discussion (PDF - 30 KB)
Moderator: Susan Newcomer, Ph.D., Demographic and Behavioral Sciences Branch, NICHD

10:00 a.m.


Session 2 -- Young People Online: How Advertisers Reach Them and How They Reach Each Other

10:15 a.m.

Parents, Youth, and New Media (PDF - 23 KB)
Presentation (PDF - 2.6 MB)
Vicky Rideout, M.A., Kaiser Family Foundation

10:45 a.m.

Wired Teens: Developmental Implications of Living and Interacting Online (PDF - 24 KB)
Presentation (PDF - 1.0 MB)
Kaveri Subrahmanyam, Ph.D., California State University, Los Angeles & Children's Digital Media Center, Los Angeles

11:15 a.m.

Discussion (PDF - 32 KB)
Moderator: James Griffin, Ph.D., Child Development and Behavior Branch, NICHD

11:45 a.m.

Synthesis of Sessions 1 and 2 (PDF - 34 KB)
Michael Rich, M.D., M.P.H.

12:15 p.m.


Session 3 -- How Young People Interact and Generate Content Through Digital Media

1:00 p.m.

Reaching Children & Youth in a Changing Media Landscape (PDF - 24 KB)
Presentation (PDF - 557 KB)
Sandra Calvert, Ph.D., Georgetown University

1:30 p.m.

MySpace and YouTube and Everyone We Know: Connecting, Communicating, and Growing Up Online (PDF - 34 KB)
Presentation (PDF - 2.2 MB)
Michael Rich, M.D., M.P.H., Harvard Medical School / Harvard School of Public Health

Session 4 -- The Digital Divide

2:30 p.m.

The Digital Divide and its Implications for the Health of Families (PDF - 24 KB)
Presentation (PDF - 1.9 MB)
K. Vish Viswanath, Ph.D., Harvard School of Public Health

3:00 p.m.

Discussion: Sessions 3 and 4 (PDF - 34 KB)
Moderator: John McGrath, Ph.D.

3:15 p.m.

Synthesis of Sessions 3 and 4 (PDF - 25 KB)
Ellen Wartella, Ph.D.

3:45 p.m.

Wrap Up and Adjourn

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