We Invite You to Join Our Live Webinar!
Join the North Shore Coalition for Drug-Free Communities and guest presenter, Dr. Susan Sirota, on Tuesday May 11, 2021 at 7PM for a live webinar presentation on the different trends of cannabis use among teens and the impact on adolescent brain development. Learning objectives include:
- Understanding how the marijuana THC content is different and more potent today
- Learning the different trends of marijuana use among teens
- Learning the impact of today's marijuana use on teens and their brain development
Meet Our Guest Presenter
Dr. Sirota has been a practicing pediatrician for over 25 years after co-founding Pediatric Partners in Highland Park and Vernon Hills which later merged with 11 other pediatric practices as PediaTrust, LLC. She serves as the Chair of the PediaTrust Board of Managers. Dr. Sirota has a longstanding interest in advocacy and prevention and represents the healthcare sector as well as chairs the Marijuana Committee of Stand Strong Coalition, a Community Coalition dedicated to prevention of alcohol and substance use among youth. She focuses on educating parents, community members, and physicians.
Dr. Sirota is an Assistant Professor in Clinical Pediatrics at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. She received both her undergraduate and medical degrees from Tufts University. She completed her Internship and Residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago where she also served as a Chief Pediatric Resident.