Aimed to drive multidisciplinary conversations about the effects of stressors on brain development, consider the impacts on individuals, families and communities, and spur discussions on possible strategies to address.


Deanna Barch, PhD

Deanna Barch studies how early adversity (e.g., poverty, stress, and disparities in access to health care) shape early brain development and subsequent risk for mental health challenges.

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