Category: Announcements

April Research in Progress Meeting

Join us for an engaging event featuring: Register! Dr. Kimberly Crespo discusses how bilingual experience and cognitive factors shape learning. Dr. Alicia Mendez presents a systems mapping project aiding infant mental health in Massachusetts. Dr. Nurten Karacan Özdemir shares efforts supporting children and parents post-earthquake in Türkiye.

Institute Welcomes Dr. Yoonsook Ya

Welcome Yoonsook Ha to our team as Associate Professor and Social Welfare Policy Coordinator! We are thrilled to announce the addition of Dr. Yoonsook Ha to our esteemed faculty. With her background and dedication to social welfare policy, Dr. Ha brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise that will enrich our community. Dr. Ha holds […]

Institute Welcomes New Faculty Governing Board Members

With the Fall semester underway, the BU Institute for Early Childhood Well-Being would like to formally welcome new Faculty Governing Board members Lindsey Locks, MPH, ScD, and Erika (Gaby) Cordova Ramos, MD. Dr. Lindsey Locks, ScD MPH is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Health Sciences (Sargent College) and Global Health (School of Public […]

CTSI Awards Two Institute Faculty Members Pilot Grants

Associate Director for Research Dr. Ruth Paris and Faculty Governing Board member Dr. Peter Rockers were both awarded pilot grants from the Clinical & Translational Science Institute.  Dr. Paris’ pilot, will track the experiences of mothers in recovery and their young children in order to identify short- and long-term risk and resiliency factors for further […]

Research on Tap: Improving Early Childhood Well-Being

Early childhood well-being Research on Tap is an event hosted by the Office of Research at Boston University where faculty from across BU presented research that seeks to transform early childhood nurturing ecosystems by mitigating a wide range of issues, from adverse childhood experiences to broad social disadvantage. Attendees learned about social determinants of health and […]

Institute for Early Childhood Well-Being Announces Fall 2021 Request for Proposals (RFP)

Friday, September 24, 2021 Now Accepting Faculty Research Proposals for Fall 2021  We’re seeking faculty interested in partnering with community members to advance research in the field of early childhood well-being.  BU’s Institute for Early Childhood Well-Being is dedicated to promoting holistic, nurturing ecosystems integrated across disciplinary boundaries to maximize the well-being and resilience of young children and families. The Institute is interested in pioneering new approaches […]