Kara Bagot, MD is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Assistant Professor in the University of California, San Diego Department of Psychiatry. She received her psychiatric and clinical research training at Yale University Child Study Center. Dr. Bagot is a clinician and researcher with expertise in treatment interventions for adolescent Substance Use Disorders, and has authored and presented several manuscripts in this field. Her research focuses on understanding psychosocial, biological and psychiatric factors that contribute to the developmental trajectory of substance use in adolescents, and development of efficacious treatment interventions that can be implemented in naturalistic settings.
Dr. Bagot will be speaking about Substance Abuse, Relationships and the Family