FPG Lecture Series

The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute is pleased to announce our 2018-2019 lecture series Child Development in a Global Context: Integrating Developmental Science and Implementation Science to Enhance Child Wellbeing.

September 19, 2018, 4:00 pm, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center
Promoting Early Child Development in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Current Issues in Research and Practice
Aisha Yousafzai, PhD, Associate Professor of Global Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

October 17, 2018, 4:00 pm, Pleasants Family Assembly Room, Wilson Library
Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection: The Silent Global Epidemic and Contributor to the Minority Achievement Gap
Sallie Permar, MD, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University School of Medicine

January 16, 2019, 9:00 am, Pleasants Family Assembly Room, Wilson Library
Maternal Mental Health, the Social Context, and Child Development: The Promise and Limitations of Maternal Depression Treatment
Joanna Maselko, ScD, Associate Professor, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and Carolina Population Center Fellow

February 20, 2019, 4:00 pm, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center
Improving Early Childhood Development Among Syrian Refugees in the Middle East Refugee Response Region
Hiro Yoshikawa, PhD, Courtney Sale Ross Professor of Globalization and Education and University Professor, NYU Steinhardt

April 17, 2019, 9:00 am, Bondurant Hall Auditorium, G100
Exploring the Effects of an Integrated Approach to Improving Family Economic Security and Supporting Child Development 
Gina Chowa, PhD, MSW, Associate Dean for Global Engagement, UNC School of Social Work and Director, Global Social Development Innovations

May 1, 2019, 9:00 am, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, Sheryl-Mar South, 255
Risk, Self-Regulation, and the Promise of Education
Steven Holochwost, PhD, Director of Research for Youth & Families, WolfBrown; Assistant Research Scientist, Science of Learning Institute, Johns Hopkins University

May 6, 2019, 12:00 pm, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, Bypass, 203
Supporting the Transformation of Early Childhood Practices in Spain and Latin American Countries 
Margarita Cañada Pérez, PhD, Professor, Catholic University of Valencia, Spain