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Using Cultural Knowledge to Reduce Tobacco Use and Teen Pregnancy

Achieving health equity (or eliminating health disparities) has never been more important for those most often left behind: immigrant communities, ethnic minority groups and other […] MORE +

Message from Dean Jean K. Quam

We are driven by a sustained belief in the value of each child and adult, with unique talents and challenges. We aim to apply our knowledge for public, practical use to impact and improve lives. Learn more about Dean Quam […] MORE +

The Beginning of a New Treatment Approach for Parkinson’s Disease

It is estimated that worldwide over 10 million people suffer from Parkinson’s Disease. This neurological disease impairs movement, leading to severe slowness, shaking (tremor) and problems in balance […] MORE +

When Loved Ones Disappear: Ambiguous loss and approaches for working with families of the missing

Event: Monday, April 28, 2014
4:00-5:15 p.m., with reception to follow
Participate in a conversation with Dr. Pauline Boss and Dr. Simon Robins, two of the world’s leading experts on how to deal with the unresolved grief and stress related to missing persons […] MORE +

The Future Of STEM Education Policy: National Perspectives and Minnesota Impact

Event: Thursday, May 1, 2014
8:00-10:30 a.m.
CEHD's policy breakfast series brings a research focus to the conversation about closing Minnesota's achievement gap. Five policy breakfast events will examine the role of school […] MORE +

Judith Sullivan discusses “The Terrifying Wind: Seeking Shelter Following the Death of a Child.”

Monday, May 5, 2014
7:00 p.m.
When twenty-five-year-old Melissa Sullivan arrived at the hospital, she was already in a coma. Holding on to hope, Judith Sullivan, her husband, and her son and his wife […] MORE +

Alumni Spotlight: Mom Enough

This internet-based radio show is produced by mother/daughter alums and features faculty from the Institute of Child Development. MORE +

Faculty Spotlight: Nicole LaVoi

CEHD’s Nicole LaVoi of the Tucker Center shares commentary on all things sport on her blog One Sport Voice. MORE +