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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Board on Children Youth and  Families
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education


BCYF Board Members
Member Bios

Angela Diaz (Chair), M.D., Ph.D., MPH, Jean C. and James W. Crystal Professor, Department of
Pediatrics and Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health Icahn School of Medicine at
Mount Sinai Director, Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center

Harolyn Belcher, M.D., MHS, Director, Center for Diversity in Public Health Leadership Training,
Kennedy Krieger Institute, Professor of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

W. Thomas Boyce, M.D., Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

David V. B. Britt, MPA, Retired CEO, Sesame Workshop

Richard F. Catalano, Ph.D., Professor, University of Washington School of Social Work, Social
Development & Research Group

Debbie I. Chang, M.P.H., Nemours Health and Prevention Services

Dimitri Christakis, M.D., MPH, George Adkins Professor of Pediatrics, Director Center for Child
Health, Behavior, and Development Seattle Children’s Research Institute, University of Washington

Patrick H. DeLeon, Ph.D., M.P.H., J.D., F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine and the Graduate
School of Nursing Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Elena Fuentes-Afflick, M.D., M.P.H., University of California San Francisco and San Francisco
General Hospital

Eugene E. Garcia, Ph.D., Mary Lou Fulton Teachers’ College, Arizona State University

Jeffrey W. Hutchinson, M.D., Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Jacqueline Jones, Ph.D., President and CEO, Foundation for Child Development

James M. Perrin, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, MassGeneral Hospital for

Martin J. Sepulveda, M.D., FACP, FAAP, IBM Fellow, (retired)

Martin H. Teicher M.D., Ph.D., Director, Developmental Biopsychiatry Research Program, McLean

Jonathan Todres, J.D., Professor of Law, Georgia State University College of Law


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