Center for Promotion of Child Development through Primary Care

Board of Directors

Raymond A Sturner, MD, Director

Board of Advisors

Camp, Bonnie, MD, Emeritus Professor, University of Colorado

Bonnie Camp, M.D., Ph.D. is a pediatrician and child clinical psychologist, who is an emeritus professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado where she directed the Kennedy Center for Child Development. Dr. Camp continues to make important contributions in the research and practice of child development including organizing a national program aimed at promoting early language development. She is a past president of the Society of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.

Cook, Robert, MD, Past President, American Academy of Pediatrics

Donald Cook, M.D. is a pediatrician and past president of the American Academy of Pediatrics. After hearing a presentation of our project he came to us to volunteer his help.

Emde, Robert N., MD, Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry, University of Colorado

Dr. Emde is a leading scholar of infant psychiatry, and one of the members of the Diagnostic Classification Task Force for Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood (DC: 0-3; Zero to Three, 1994). As a national expert on infant mental health, Dr. Emde's support is invaluable to the Center.

Parrish, John, PhD, Executive Director, Erickson Foundation

John Parrish, Ph.D. is a child clinical psychologist who was formerly at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and formerly a faculty member at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia where he was a leader of the developmental and behavioral pediatrics fellowship program. Dr. Parrish's applied research is focused on community based behavioral treatment of developmentally disabled children and school psychology.

Streett, Rosalie, MA, Former Director, Parent Action

Rosalie Streett, M.A. is a well-known child advocate in the Baltimore area and disseminator of the Family Resource Centers throughout Maryland. She has been National President of Parents' Action.

Wolraich, Mark, MD Editor, DSM-PC, Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics, University of Oklahoma

Mark Wolraich, M. D was the Shaun Walters Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Oklahoma and Director of their Child Study Center. Dr. Wolraich is a well known researcher, educator and national leader in the field of developmental and behavioral pediatrics. He has authored numerous books and articles including the popular text, Developmental Disabilities. He was editor of the Classification of Child and Adolecent Mental Diagnoses in Primary Care, the DSM-PC system that has been computerized by CHADIS. He is a past president of the Society of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.