Speaker - Ellen Perrin

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Ellen Perrin, M.D. Professor of Pediatrics at Tufts-New England Medical Center, Director of the Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics and the Center for Children with Special Needs, Consultant to the American Academy of Pediatrics on the Children of Same-Sex Parent. Dr. Perrin received her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University in 1968 and her MA in Developmental Psychology from the University of Rochester. She completed a residency in Pediatrics at Children's Hospital in the District of Columbia and a fellowship in Behavioral Pediatrics at the University of Rochester. Since then she has been on the academic faculties of Vanderbilt University Medical School, the University of Rochester School of Medicine, and the University of Massachusetts Medical School before coming to the Floating Hospital for Children in December 2000. She has been actively involved with the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Board of Pediatrics, the Ambulatory Pediatric Association and the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. She is Board-Certified in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics. Her clinical interests include the management of developmental and behavioral issues in primary care, family stress, chronic health problems and children in non-traditional families. Her research has been in children’s understanding of illness concepts, the care of children with chronic illnesses, children’s experience of stigma, the effects of television on young children, and the prevention of behavior problems in young children.

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Gay and Lesbian Relationships

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