“Knowledge Unlocked” - Children on Screens: How Much is too Much?

Online Via Webex

With the advent of mobiles and interactive media in addition to continued use of video games and televisions, children are now exposed to a wide variety of screens. Does excessive screen harm kids? Excessive media use causes social, emotional and cognitive problems in children. The aim of this webinar is to discuss the amount of appropriate and supervised screen time recommended at each age group in children.


Dr. Abeer J. Hani is Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at the LAU Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine and LAU Medical Center-Rizk Hospital, with expertise in pediatric neurology, epilepsy, and intraoperative monitoring. She completed her M.D. degree at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon in 2008, then pursued a three-year residency training in Pediatrics at AUB between 2008 and 2011. At Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A., she completed a three-year fellowship in Child Neurology from 2011 to 2014, followed by a one-year fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology, Epilepsy and Intraoperative Monitoring in 2014-2015. Dr. Hani is an active member of multiple local and international scientific committees. She is also an active researcher and has authored many publications and book chapters. Her current areas of research include epilepsy and developmental delays. She is also heavily involved in academic teaching and is the Pediatrics Residency Program Director at LAU Medical Center-Rizk Hospital. Dr. Hani serves as a consultant in Pediatric Neurology to multiple local hospitals. She has expertise in various neurologic disease of childhood, epilepsy, and intraoperative monitoring.

This webinar is part of the “Knowledge Unlocked” webinar series.

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