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Center for Children and Families Faculty and Advisory Board


Mary Woods Byrne, PhD, NP, MPH, FAAN, Director
Stone Foundation & E.D. Fish Professor of Health Care for the Underserved, School of Nursing
Professor of Clinical Anesthesiological Sciences, Faculty of Medicine
Penelope Buschman, AB, BS, MS, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN, Associate Director
Director Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Program

Advisory Board

John M. Driscoll, Jr., MD
R.S. Carpentier Professor Emeritus and Chairman Pediatrics (retired)
NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital
Marian Wright Edelman
President, Children’s Defense Fund
Represented by MaryLee Allen, Director of Child Welfare and Mental Health
Barbara A. Margolies
Founder & Executive Director International Organization for Women and Development
Daniel S. Schechter, MD
Chef de l'Unité de Liaison de Pédopsychiatrie et de Recherche Parents-Enfant, Hôpitaux Universita
e Genève et la Faculté de Médecine, Université de Genéve
Sarah Shipley Stone, RN, MS
Columbia University School of Nursing, ‘69
Board of Visitors, Columbia University School of Nursing
Carmen G. Rodriguez, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Director, Columbia University Head Start and Early Head Start
Chandra Kring Villaneuva, MPA
Policy Analyst
Center for Public Policy Priorities, Austin TX

Founding Members

Invitation to Membership

Faculty, students, and alumni who have clinical, educational and research interests and expertise in working with children and families at risk are invited to support and participate in the work of the center.