Mar 07
Mar 03
Jul 23

Whole Child International

Project Summary Currently in El Salvador, there are approximately 7,000 children being cared for in Child Development Centers and Residential Care Centers. These centers are unique in that children spend a significant amount of their time in them (12-6 hours per day, 5-6 days per week). There are two types... read more →
Jun 17
May 22
May 22

MACH Symposium- Save the Date!

The Maternal, Adolescent, and Child Health working group at Duke University will be hosting a symposium on Monday, September 28, 2015. The event will take place at the Trent Semans Center in the Great Hall on the Duke campus. It will be an all day event with lunch served. Registration... read more →
Apr 30

CAFO 2014 Video

Kate Whetten and team are at the 2015 Christian Alliance for Orphans conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Please check out this Q&A video from Kate Whetten and Charles Nelson's presentation at the 2014 CAFO conference.  
Nov 28

Emotional Wellbeing

Muhamedrahimov, Rifkat J., Varvara V. Agarkova, Elena A. Vershnina, Oleg I. Palmov, Natalia V. Nikiforova, Robert B. McCall, and Christina J. Groark. 2014. "BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS IN CHILDREN TRANSFERRED FROM A SOCIOEMOTIONALLY DEPRIVING INSTITUTION TO ST. PETERSBURG (RUSSIAN FEDERATION) FAMILIES". Infant Mental Health Journal. 35, no. 2: 111-122. Divya Guru Rajan, Kristen Shirey, Jan... read more →
Nov 28

OVCs & Long-term Consequences

SS Drury, K Theall, MM Gleason, AT Smyke, I De Vivo, JYY Wong, NA Fox, CH Zeanah and CA Nelson. Telomere length and early severe social deprivation: linking early adversity and cellular aging. Molecular Psychiatry 17, 719-727 (July 2012) | doi:10.1038/mp.2011.53 Vanderwert, Ross E., Peter J. Marshall, Charles A. Nelson, Charles H. Zeanah,... read more →
Nov 22

Educational Impact

Mohamad Brooksa, Malcolm Bryantab, Mary Shannc, Paul Bukulukid, Denis Muhangid, Joe Lugallaef & Gideon Kwesigabofg. Gender analysis of educational support programs for OVC in Uganda and Tanzania: are they helping girls in secondary school? Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies: An International Interdisciplinary Journal for Research, Policy and Care. Volume 9, Issue 3, 2014... read more →