“The Developing Brain: New Directions in Science, Policy, and Law”

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
8:00am Continental Breakfast

Welcome / Opening Remarks

David Perlmutter, MD
Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs and Dean, School of Medicine

Nancy Staudt, JD
Dean and Howard & Caroline Cayne Professor of Law

Mary McKay, PhD
Neidorff Family and Centene Corporation Dean of the Brown School

8:45am Damien Fair, PA-C, PhD (Oregon Health & Science University)
“Maternal stress biology and its relationship with brain and behavioral development”
9:30am Cynthia Rogers, MD (Washington University School of Medicine)
“The Developing Brain of the High Risk Infant: Role of Maternal Perinatal Mental Health”
10:00am Break
10:15am Pat Levitt, PhD (Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California)
“The Essential Ingredient for Success of Our Children: Early Brain Development”

2017 William & Pudge Landau Lecture

11:00am Elizabeth Scott, JD (Columbia Law School)
“Brain Development, Social Context, and Justice Policy”
11:45am Lunch
1:00pm Mary McKay, PhD (Washington University Brown School)
“IT TAKES A VILLAGE (of youth, parent advocates, peers, clinicians and services researchers) to create, deliver and test child and family-focused prevention programs and mental health services.”
1:30pm Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, PhD  (Northwestern University)
“Early Life Impacts on Later Life Health and Economic Outcomes”
2:15pm Break
2:30pm Panel Discussion
4:00pm Reception