Events

Past Event

CPRC Annual Mini Conference on Children, Youth, and Families: New Beginnings: Babies, Mothers, and Policies

May 6, 2022
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Columbia School of Social Work

9:30 - 9:35 AM Opening Remarks

Daniel Belsky, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health

9:35 - 10:15 AM Flash Talks: Maternal and Infant Health

Chair: Daniel Belsky

5 min flash talks and discussant remarks, 20 min Q&A

  • Dani Dumitriu, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Columbia Psychiatry - COVID-19 Mother Baby Outcomes Study
  • Pamela Scorza, Assistant Professor of Reproductive Sciences (in Obstetrics and Gynecology), Columbia Medical Center - The Nurse Family Partnership and Offspring DNA Methylation: Biological Embedding of Early Intervention
  • Brooke West, Assistant Professor of Social Work, Columbia School of Social Work - Provider Stigma and Discrimination and the Impact on Drug-Related Maternal Morbidity and Mortality

Discussant: Catherine Monk, Professor of Medical Psychology, Columbia Medical Center

10:15 – 10:55 AM Flash Talks: Policies and Interventions

Chair: Daniel Belsky

5 min flash talks and discussant remarks, 20 min Q&A

  • Jamie Daw, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health – Leveraging Medicaid policy to improve maternal health equity in the United States
  • Chris Wimer, Senior Research Scientist and Project Director of the Robin Hood Poverty Tracker  – Early impacts of Room to Grow: Combining parenting and financial support for families with children age zero to three
  • Sonya Troller-Renfree, Post-doctoral Research Associate at Columbia University– The impact of maternal stress on infant neural development

Discussant: Kim Noble, Professor of Neuroscience and Education, Columbia Teacher’s College

                                                            10 minute break

11:05- 11:55 PM Round Table: State of new federal policy as it affects children and families

(50 minutes)

ModeratorElizabeth Ananat, Mallya Professor of Women and Economics, Barnard College

  • Rob Hartley, Assistant Professor of Micro-Economics, Columbia School of Social Work
  • Jane Waldfogel, Compton Foundation Centennial Professor for the Prevention of Children’s and Youth Problems, Columbia School of Social Work
  • Ron Mincy, Maurice V. Russell Professor of Social Policy and Social Work Practice, Columbia School of Social Work
  • Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Virginia and Leonard Marx Professor of Child and Parent Development and Education

11:55 – 12:00 PM Closing Remarks

Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Virginia and Leonard Marx Professor of Child and Parent Development and Education

 

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