Schedule for the 2005-2006 Academic Year


Involving Children with Life-Shortening Illnesses in Medical Decisions

Myra Bluebond-Langner, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Rutgers University-Camden
Visiting Scholar, Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities


Learning to Read: What Twins Can Tell Us

Lee Thompson, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology


Who Will Speak for the Children? Children’s Ombudspersons and the International Response to Children’s Rights

Brian Gran, PhD
Assistant Professor of Sociology


Where are the Children? Children’s Roles in Measuring and Monitoring their Well-Being

Asher Ben-Arieh, PhD
Lecturer at the Paul Baerwald School of Social Work
The Hebrew University in Jerusalem


Hormonal Contraception and Adolescents: Are We Predisposing Them to Osteoporosis? The Controversy Over Depo-Provera and the Black Box Warning

Barbara Cromer, MD
Frederick C. Robbins Professor of Child and Adolescent Health


Assessing the Effects of a Community-Wide Initiative on Early Childhood

Rob Fischer, PhD
Senior Research Associate, MSASS

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