Community Partners:

 

John Wallace, Ph.D.
President of the Board, Homewood Children's Village
Pastor, Homewood Bible Center Church
Professor of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh

Shannah Tharp Gilliam, Ph.D.
Interim President & CEO, Homewood Children's Village

Walter Lewis, M.S.
Manager, Bridge to College

Becky Mercatoris, M.P.P.N.
Homewood Early Learning Network
Director, PAEYC

Scientific Collaborators:

Judy Cameron, PhD – Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh
Stress responsivity, neuroplasticity during development and aging

Tom Akiva, PhD – Education, University of Pittsburgh
Informal education programs for teens

Martica Hall, PhD – Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh
Sleep in community populations

Jeanette Trauth, PhD – Public Health, University of Pittsburgh
Evaluation of community programs

Neal Ryan, MD – Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh
Child Mental Health

Dana Bovbjerg, PhD – Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh
Immune function in response to stress

Meryl Butters, Ph.D.  – Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh
Cognitive function changes with aging

Junlei Li, Ph.D. - Fred Rogers Center, Saint Vincent College
Early childhood learning

Jennifer Brach, Ph.D., P.T. -- Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh
Mobility Assessments