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Agenda

May 8-10, 2007

Tuesday May 8, 2007

1:00 – 1:15 Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Deborah H. Olster, Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research (OBSSR), NIH
1:15 – 1:45 Goals of the Conference and Overview of the ECLS-B
Christine Bachrach, NICHD, NIH
Jennifer Park, NCES, Institute of Education Sciences (IES), ED
Session I: Child Development and Ethnicity
1:45 – 2:15 Children's Health and Cognitive Growth in Diverse Latino Communities 
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Bruce Fuller, University of California, Berkeley     Abstract (PDF - 11.87 KB)
2:15 – 2:45 Nativity and Ethnic Differences in Home Environment and Early Cognitive Development (PDF - 192.28 KB)
Jennifer Glick, Arizona State University     Abstract (PDF - 10.49 KB)
2:45 – 3:00 Discussant (PDF - 202.44 KB)
James Griffin, NICHD, NIH
3:00 – 3:15 Break
3:15 – 3:45 Predicting Early Developmental Patterns Among Latino Infants and Their Families in the United States (PDF - 365 KB)
Sandra Barrueco, The Catholic University of America     Abstract  (PDF - 9.83 KB)
3:45 – 4:15 Maternal Depression and Overweight in Early Childhood: Examining Key Mechanisms and Racial/Ethnic Disparities 
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Cristiane Duarte, Columbia University     Abstract (PDF - 11.25 KB)
4:15 – 4:30 Discussant (PDF - 38.46 KB)
Adam Winsler, George Mason University

Wednesday May 9, 2007

8:45 – 9:00 Studying Child Development in Context
Duane Alexander, NICHD, NIH
Session II: Child Development and Health
9:00 – 9:30 A Cross-National Comparison of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Birth Outcomes in the U.K. and the U.S.
Julien Teitler, Columbia University     Abstract (PDF - 11.27 KB)
9:30 – 10:00 Socioeconomic Gradients in Early Child Health (PDF - 114.53 KB)
Lenna Nepomnyaschy, Columbia University     Abstract (PDF - 12.60 KB)
10:00 – 10:30 Discussant (PDF - 178.47 KB)
Yvonne Kelly, University College London
10:30 – 10:45 BREAK
10:45 – 11:15 Associations Among Feeding Behaviors and Early Physical and Health Outcomes During Infancy (PDF - 761.55 KB)
Nina Philipsen, Columbia University    Abstract (PDF - 10.08 KB)
11:15 - 11:45 Early Functional Outcomes of Low and Very Low Birthweight Babies (PDF - 430.30 KB)
Scott Brown, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services, ED     Abstract (PDF - 11.72 KB)
11:45 – 12:15 Discussant
Rosalind King, NICHD, NIH
12:15 – 1:15 LUNCH
(On your own)
1:15 – 1:45 Birth Weight and Place: The Impact of Structural Level Characteristics on Infant Health Outcomes (PDF - 44.65 KB)
Johnelle Smith, University of Texas, San Antonio     Abstract (PDF - 10.83 KB)
1:45 – 2:15 Birthweight Effects in Infancy and Early Childhood (PDF - 271.21 KB)
Ashlesha Datar, RAND Corporation     Abstract (PDF - 11.38 KB)
2:15 – 2:45 Discussant
Christine Bachrach & Michael Spittel, NICHD, NIH; Jennifer Park, NCES, IES, ED
2:45 – 3:15 BREAK
3:15 – 3:45 Levels of Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy and Child Social, Mental, Motor, and Physical Development from the ECLS-B 9 Month Data Wave (PDF - 198.70 KB)
Carole Brown, The Catholic University of America    Abstract (PDF - 9.33 KB)
3:45 – 4:15 Predictors and Consequences of Early Childhood Overweight (PDF - 207.20 KB)
Jason Fletcher, Yale University     Abstract (PDF - 10.26 KB)
4:15 – 4:45 Discussant
Andrew White, Advisor to the Commissioner, NCES

Thursday May 10, 2007

Session III: Child Development in a Family Context
8:45 – 9:15 Family Structure, Stability, and Child Well-being: The Significance of Cohabitation (PDF - 136.15 KB)
Susan Brown, Bowling Green State University     Abstract (PDF - 10.31 KB)
9:15 – 9:45 An Exploratory Study of the Mediating Role of Parenting on Socioeconomic Disparities and Infants (PDF - 256.29 KB)
Cheryl Bluestone, Queensborough Community College     Abstract (PDF - 10.70 KB)
9:45 - 10:00 BREAK
10:00 – 10:30 Maternal Investment and Early Childhood Development (PDF - 225.62 KB)
Deniz Yucel, Ohio State University     Abstract (PDF - 11.27 KB)
10:30 – 11:00 The Effect of Shift Work on Parental Interaction with Children (PDF - 105.03 KB)
Chris Morett, Fordham University    Abstract (PDF - 11.18 KB)
11:00 – 11:30 Discussant
Kyle Snow, ECLS-B Principal Investigator, RTI International
11:30 – 12:00 Wrap Up and Farewell

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