Grand Rounds Lecture, "Effects of Caregiver Training on HIV-Exposed Child Neurodevelopment and Caregiver Mental Health: Results from a Cluster Randomization Trial in Uganda"

Dr. Michael Boivin will discuss Effects of Caregiver Training on HIV-Exposed Child Neurodevelopment and Caregiver Mental Health: Results from a Cluster Randomization Trial in Uganda.

When Mar 26, 2019
from 09:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Where Bondurant Hall, G100
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Dr. Boivin is Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology & Ophthalmology and Director of the Psychiatry Research Program at Michigan State University. He is a renowned expert in evaluating the neuropsychological outcomes of public health risk and resilience factors for children. He has pioneered research in the neurodevelopmental and neuropsychological impact of interventions for HIV disease, cerebral malaria, konzo disease, intestinal parasite and anemia treatment, and malnutrition in children. He has conducted this work in such countries as Uganda, Malawi, DR Congo, Benin, Mali, and South Africa.

Dr. Boivin co-edited a book on the Neuropsychology of Children in Africa: Perspectives in Risk and Resilience in production with Springer Publishing, as part of the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology (AAPdN) series. This was the first book of its kind.

This event is sponsored by the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute and the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine.

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