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Sue Varma, MD

2024 Speaker

Speaker | Creating a Healthy Relationship with Work

DR. SUE VARMA is a distinguished psychiatrist and cognitive behavioral therapist based in New York City. With over two decades of private practice experience, Dr.Varma has made significant contributions to the field of mental health, including serving as the pioneering Medical Director and Psychiatrist for the esteemed 9/11 mental health program at NYU. Alongside her clinical work, Dr. Varma holds the position of Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at NYU Langone Health. She is the author of Practical Optimism: The Art, Science and Practice of Exceptional Well-Being, the recipient of two Sharecare Awards and  the Ivan Goldberg Award for Outstanding Service, and an American Psychiatric Association (APA) Distinguished Fellow. She was recognized as one of the world’s top five leading health experts by Global Citizen for her contributions during the pandemic.  She can frequently be seen discussing breaking news on shows including the Today Show, CBS Mornings and GMA.