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The institute, founded in 1996, is a national nonprofit organization devoted to improving adoption policy and practice. Pertman, a former Boston Globe reporter, was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for his writing about adoption. He is the author of "Adoption Nation" (Basic Books, 2001).
Rehab is executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relation’s Chicago chapter and CAIR’s national strategic communication’s director. CAIR, based in Washington, D.C., is a nonprofit Muslim civil liberties and advocacy group promoting justice and understanding. Rehab serves on the boards of the Illinois Coalition of Immigrant and Refugee...
The Center on Labor, Human Services & Population studies how the U.S. population is growing and changing. Chaudry’s areas of expertise include child poverty, early childhood development, children and families program reforms, and children in immigrant families. Much of his research focuses on trends and characteristics of children of immigrants...
Through research and public education, the nonprofit center promotes democratic debate on economic and social issues. Shawn Fremstad co-directs its Inclusion initiative, which develops policy ideas to foster social and economic inclusion. It focuses on improving job quality, wages and benefits.
Dettlaff’s research is dedicated to addressing the overrepresentation of African-American children in the child welfare system and identifying and understanding the unique needs of immigrant Latino children who come to the attention of the system.
Dr. Guttmacher, M.D., assumed the duties of NICHD Acting Director on December 1, 2009. A pediatrician and medical geneticist, Dr. Guttmacher came to the NIH in 1999 to work at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), where he oversaw that Institute’s efforts to advance genome research, integrate that research into health care, and...
Dr. DeCherney's clinical interests include: endometriosis, infertility and reproductive endocrinology
Kazdin researches the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of childhood disorders, including aggression, theft, truancy, firesetting and related behaviors as well as depression, hopelessness and suicidal ideation. His team works to identify effective treatments requires research designed to understand the nature and scope of child dysfunction,...
The National Academy for State Health Policy is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to helping states achieve excellence in health policy and practice. NASHP conducts research into areas of vital importance to states and to those who depend on state governments for health coverage.
In addition to his position as co-founder and director of Princeton’s Center for Migration and Development, Portes is Chair of the Department of Sociology, as well as a faculty member of Princeton’s Office of Population Research. Portes’ research interests focus on immigration, Third World urbanization, and major issues faced by the U.S. Hispanic...