The Child and Family Health Lab at Boston University maintains an active program of externally-funded research focused on family and cultural aspects of chronic illness and disability across the lifespan. The lab is dedicated to incorporating undergraduate and graduate students into our research in order to provide in-depth, hands-on training in research methodology. An important aspect of our lab’s mission is to maintain partnerships with community organizations and healthcare providers and to provide consultation about the importance of family and culture in childhood chronic illnesses, disabilities, or mental health concerns.

We invite you to peruse our website to learn more about our current projects and research staff. Please contact us with any questions (


PLEASE NOTE: Dr.Long will be accepting a new doctoral student for the 2023/2024 academic year.