Health And…Childhood and Opportunity Conference, 5/13/19

| May 6, 2019

We are very excited to announce our May 13th Health And… Childhood and Opportunity conference here at NYU Langone Health!  The conference focuses on innovative approaches to childhood development that pave the way for greater opportunity, health and equity in adulthood.   Registration is free.

Join Richard A. Carranza, Schools Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, and a host of other tremendous speakers at the Department of Population Health’s fourth annual “Health And…” conference, addressing this year’s theme of Childhood and Opportunity, on May 13, 2019Please REGISTER HERE.

Together, we will explore novel and foundational approaches to improving health and well-being during childhood, and examine how policymakers researchers, communities, and health systems can foster childhood development and pave the way for greater opportunity, health and equity in adulthood. Panelists will address innovative approaches, ranging from prenatal opportunities to interventions to address poverty at the family level, and highlight strategies for bringing to scale proven approaches for fostering healthy growth and development throughout the childhood years.

Additional speakers include:

  • Lawrence Aber, PhD, Willner Family Professor of Psychology and Public Policy, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University
  • Laurie M. Brotman, PhD, Bezos Family Foundation Professor of Early Childhood Development, Department of Population Health, NYU Langone Health
  • Quardean Lewis-Allen, MArch, Founder and CEO, Made in Brownsville
  • Michael Lindsey, PhD, Executive Director, McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research, Professor of Poverty Studies, NYU Silver School of Social Work
  • Kimberly Noble, PhD, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Aisha Nyandoro, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Springboard To Opportunities
  • Moriah Thomason, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NYU Langone Health
  • Leonardo Trasande, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Director of Division of Environmental Pediatrics, NYU Langone Health   

More details, including the conference agenda, are available on our website. We hope to see you on May 13!