David S. Mandell, ScD, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Associate Director of the Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, and Associate Director of the CHOP Center for Autism Research. Dr.
Lamia P. Barakat, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Director of Psychosocial Services in the Division of Oncology at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Dr. Barakat currently serves as Associate Editor of the Journal of Pediatric Psychology, co-chair of the American Cancer Society Social and Behavioral Research Scientific Review Committee, and is a member of the Behavioral Science Committee of Children's Oncology Group.
Dr. Hallam Hurt is an attending neonatalogist at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Professor of Pediatrics at The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She also serves as Director of the Special Babies Clinic at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, where 1 in 10 mothers has had poor prenatal care and 1 in 10 is a teenager. In her role as Director, Dr.