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Aletha C. Huston is the Pricilla Pond Flawn Regents Professor of Child Development at the University of Texas at Austin. Her areas of expertise include child development, child care and poverty and child policy. She has won numerous research awards and is the author of several books, including Children in Poverty: Child Development and Public...
Lieberman is vice chair for academic affairs at the UCSF Department of Psychiatry and director of San Francisco General Hospital's child trauma research project. She holds an endowed chair in infant mental health and studies toddler development, attachment disorders, interventions with high-risk families and the effects of early trauma. Lieberman...
Moag-Stahlberg is a registered dietician and an adjunct clinical instructor at Northwestern University Medical School’s Department of Preventive Medicine. She also served as director for the U.S. National Dietary Data Center/U.S. Country Nutritionist for INTERMAP, a study on diet, nutrition and blood pressure.
Alvaro Simmons formerlly served as Mary's Center's chief operating officer since early 2006. The center, established in 1988, serves families and individuals in metro Washington, D.C., who have limited or no access to health-related services. Alvaro has 18 years experience in the health care field, in addition to nearly 20 years as an educator in...
Author of the book "The Over-Scheduled Child: Avoiding the Hyper-Parenting Trap" (2001, with Nicole Wise), Dr. Rosenfeld has also studied "typical" families and how they teach sexual values and attitudes to their 2 - 10 year old children. He has been a contributor over the years to our thinking about sexual rearing styles and "normal" sexual...
Pallares’ work on immigrant communities in the U.S. studies the ways in which notions of nation, region and race inform immigrants’ social and political attitudes, behaviors, and organizing experiences.
Sullivan is a 2013 Young Scholar (cohort 11) at the Foundation for Child Development and an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota's Department of Educational Psychology. Her research focuses on the education and health of children with and at-risk for disabilities.
Cox's research focuses on the relationships among social inequalities, labor markets/social systems, and demographic phenomena such as economic well being, welfare use and family processes. Cox's other ongoing research includes studies of racial-ethnic differences in social support and exchange among family members, the relationship between...
Garcia can speak to school nurse shortages and other topics.
Located just outside Washington, D.C., The Hatcher Group provides communications services that help national and international clients build strong communities; improve the lives of low-income families, immigrants and at-risk youth; strengthen education and early learning; encourage environmental responsibility; and advance the cause of human...