Dr. JoAnn Difede, meeting coordinator and associate professor of psychology in psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical University and director of this program for anxiety and traumatic tension at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell, will discuss her study into virtual-reality exposure therapy for post-traumatic tension disorder for survivors of the Globe Trade Center attack and the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. * Treating traumatic brain damage. Moderated by Dr. Timothy A. Pedley, chairman and professor of the Department of Neurology at Columbia University College of Doctors and Surgeons, and neurologist-in-chief at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University INFIRMARY, the panel session will concentrate on neurological areas of trauma-related brain injury and ways to assess and address it.Simply 7 % of Americans have confidence in the branch of authorities they are said to be closest to. We are losing faith in our system But there are other institutions that are suffering a dearth of confidence as well. While faith in the U.S. Armed service is high, faith and confidence in public schools is not. A 2012 survey – once again by Gallup – discovered that just 29 % of Americans have confidence in the nation’s public schools; that is straight down 33 % since 2008 and is straight down from 58 % in 1973 just. Americans have constantly strived to get the best. Our public schools are far from it. Across the country, just one-third of children are experienced in reading. In the urban centers, that amount is lower tragically, reported The Daily Transmission. In Chicago – where general public school teachers, at the behest of the federal government unions, are set to strike in order to demand a thirty % pay raise – simply 15 % of children are experienced in reading.