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Jess Shatkin, MD, MPH

Jess Shatkin, MD, MPH
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Nationally recognized child and adolescent psychiatrist Jess P. Shatkin, MD, MPH is one of the country's foremost voices in child and adolescent mental health. He serves as Vice Chair for Education at the Child Study Center and Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Pediatrics at New York University School of Medicine. He has been featured in top print, radio, TV, and Internet outlets, including the New York Times, Good Morning America, Parade, New York Magazine, Health Day, CBS Evening News, New York Daily News, Wall Street Journal, and the Los Angeles Times. In addition, for the past eight years, Dr. Shatkin has been the host of "About Our Kids", a two-hour call-in radio show broadcast live on SiriusXM's Doctor Radio. He lives in New York City with his wife and two teenage children.
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Why Your Teen is Out of His Mind

Teens don't take risks because they want to upset us or because they think they're invincible. They take risks because our species has been fine-tuned by evolution to do just that during adolescence.
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