Nov. 28 Early Childhood Speaker Series: Dr. Michael Georgieff


Join the Early Childhood Work Group on Monday, November 28th, from 12:15 pm – 1 pm. via Zoom for its next installment in the speaker series.

This lunchtime event will feature Dr. Michael Georgieff, Martin Lenz Harrison Land Grant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota, where he is executive vice-chair of Pediatrics, and Co-Director of the Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain.

Dr. Georgieff’s talk will be about the developmental origins of mental health in children. He will discuss the importance of environmental influences in the first 1,000 days on the developing brain and how those influences can set a pattern for mental health across the lifespan. He will use nutrition as the primary example of environmental influence and at the end of the talk will discuss policy implications of when and how to intervene to optimize brain development and mental health in our children.

Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 770 365 7035

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