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Megan R. Gunnar
2023-01-27 @ 13:00 - 14:00 EST
Please join us on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 1:00 PM for an Early Adversity, Neurodevelopment and Mental Health theme-based group Special Seminar.
Social Buffering of Stress During Development
We are pleased to welcome Dr. Megan R. Gunnar, Regents Professor and a member of the University of Minnesota’s Distinguished Academy of Teachers.
Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology at Stanford University in 1978, and post-doctoral fellow in Psychoneuroendocrinology at Stanford Medical School. She joined the University of Minnesota in the fall of 1979. She has spent her career studying how stress affects neurobehavioral development and the processes that help children regulate stress hormones. She is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the National Academy of Education. She is involved in many activities to translate research on early development for use by policy makers, practitioners and families, including being a founding member of the Harvard’s National Scientific Council on the Developing Child.