Topic: Children

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Laura Bellows

Bellows focuses on nutrition education, childhood obesity, health promotion and disease prevention, and physical activity.

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Samantha Brown

Brown focuses on how adversity shapes the health and development of children and families experiencing psychosocial risk, and developing and testing family-oriented interventions.

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Douglas Coatsworth

The director of the CSU Prevention Research Center, Coatsworth focuses on promoting health and well-being through family interventions that foster positive parenting, effective family functioning, and youth resilience. He also studies mindfulness and compassion-based interventions for youth, families and organizations. 

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Patricia Davies

Davies, director of the Brainwaves Research Laboratory at CSU, focuses on understanding the development of neurophysiological mechanisms that underlie cognitive and motor behaviors in children with and without disorders.

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Debbie Fidler

Fidler researches development in children with neurogenetic disorders such as Down syndrome and Williams syndrome.

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Jennifer Harman

Harman researches intimate relationships, power and aggression, particularly in relationships that have dissolved and parental alienation following divorce.

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Nathaniel Riggs

Riggs focuses on the translation of basic research of neurocognitive development into interventions for child and adolescent health promotion, and on the role of after-school programs in youth development.

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Audrey Shillington

Shillington is director of the School of Social Work, whose research focuses on substance abuse and high-risk sexual behaviors among children and young adults.

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Marc Winokur

Winokur is the director of the Social Work Research Center. His work focuses on child welfare, kinship care, foster care, residential placements, adoption, family preservation services, juvenile sex offender treatment, trauma screening, and risk and safety assessment in child protective services.

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