Father and son

The William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families brings scholars together to conduct innovative, interdisciplinary research in support of healthy development across the human lifespan.

The center encourages basic and translational research that can have a broad impact in three key areas: income and health disparities; developmental disabilities and psychopathology; and optimization of development, education, and learning. Read More

Julie Braungart Rieker, Mark Cummings, and Lijuan Wang Receive Major NIH Grant

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The National Institutes of Health have awarded a three million-dollar research grant to Drs. Julie Braungart Rieker, Mark Cummings and Lijuan Wang. The project provides brief educational programs for families that have recently welcomed a new baby. Families who participate will have opportunities to learn about communication between parents and sensitivity toward infants. Read more.

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