Office of Research

Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development


At the Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development, we find new ways to promote health and development so that all children can reach their physical, intellectual and emotional potential. We will promote pediatric health care that is equitable, family-centered, safe and effective. We will work with families, communities, schools, providers and healthcare organizations to translate research findings into actions that improve the quality of children's day-to-day lives.

Center Details

Director: Christakis, Dimitri
Administering College/School: School of Medicine.
School of Public Health. 
P.I. Home Department: Children's Hospital Medical Center. Department of Pediatrics. 
Faculty Involvement: 68