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Helping Kids Navigate Social Media – Episode 3

In this episode Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez talks with Dr. Megan Moreno, co-medical director of the AAP Center of Excellence on Social Media and Youth Mental Health. The two pediatricians (and moms) discuss strategies for treating social media as a tool rather than something to be avoided.

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Megan Moreno, MD, MPH, MSEd, FAAP

Megan Moreno, MD, MPH, MSEd, FAAP

Dr Megan A. Moreno, MD, MSEd, MPH, FAAP, is a Professor of Pediatrics and adjunct Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Moreno is Principal Investigator of the Social Media and Adolescent Health Research Team (SMAHRT); her research focuses on the intersection of technology and adolescent health. Dr. Moreno has authored more than 180 research articles, she was a lead author on the AAP policy statement "Media Use Among School-aged Children and Adolescents," and she is the Co-Medical Director for the AAP's Center of Excellence on Social Media and Youth Mental Health.


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