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Family and Child Health

Family and child health research teams design studies and technologies to advance health outcomes in pediatric patients with a focus on the family unit.


  • Vulnerable populations
  • Health promotion & risk reduction
  • Health policy 
  • Decreasing infact morbidity & mortality
  • Infant stabilization after birth
  • Global infant health
  • Health disparities in vulnerable populations
  • Communication processes
  • Health disparities
  • Acute and chronic sickle cell disease pain
  • Analgesic pharmacogenetics