The Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk was established at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Women & Infants Hospital in 2005. The mission of the Center is to stimulate outstanding interdisciplinary research, education and clinical services on the biological and social factors that determine the developmental outcome of at-risk children.
Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk
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In September 2016, Women & Infants earned a two-year $4.9 million grant to participate in the National Institutes of Health’s ECHO Program. Under the leadership of principal investigator Dr. Barry Lester, Women & Infants has joined 35 pediatric cohorts who will together enroll more than 50,000 children to study the early environmental origins of health outcomes.