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Influences of Childhood Adversity on Health in Midlife: First Findings of a Longitudinal Study

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Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture SeriesDr. Judith Crowell is a child psychiatrist and researcher with expertise in family relationships, stress and adversity and mental health. Her research includes attachment relationships and relationships and representations across the life span and the impact of attachment and childhood adversity on adult physical and mental health.

This lecture is sponsored by the Center for Research on Families’ Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series. The Center for Research on Families (CRF) is an endowed interdisciplinary research center in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and College of Natural Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series brings internationally recognized speakers with expertise in family research to campus each year. The lecture series began in 1999 through an endowment established in memory of Tay Gavin Erickson. 


Judith Crowell, MD
Professor and Director of Training, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 
Stony Brook University

Senior Scientist, Judge Baker Children’s Center
Harvard Medical School


Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 4:00pm


Campus Center, Room 904-8, UMass Amherst


Free and open to the public