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Dina Lieser, MD, FAAP, Co-Director, Docs for Tots.

Doctors’ access to our youngest children and credibility make them critical partners to engage in early childhood advocacy  

Dina Lieser, MD, FAAP, Co-Director, Docs for Tots

Quality early childhood education settings have great potential to transform our nation’s health.

Liz Isakson, MD, FAAP, Co-Director, Docs for Tots

In large part, science has shown us how to best support the health and development of our youngest children – we need to start doing it.

George Askew, MD, Founder, Docs for Tots, Chief Medical Officer, Administration for Children and Families

The earliest and most profound influences on child health are found outside of the doctor’s office.

Neurons to Neighborhoods: The Science of Early Childhood Development

What happens during the first months and years of life sets either a sturdy or a fragile stage for what follows.

Neurons to Neighborhoods: The Science of Early Childhood Development

Children are born wired for feelings and ready to learn.

Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University

Babies make 700 new neural connections per second.

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PR Intern Ashley Farrell on Well Moms, Well Tots: Maternal Depression

In almost every health-related course I have took in school, the curriculum covers the same information: drugs and alcohol, mental health, chronic and communicable . . .
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Meet The Staff!

Ashley Farrell, PR Intern Ashley Farrell has been a PR Intern for Docs for Tots since November 2016. She received her Bachelor’s of Science . . .
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Melissa Passarelli & Laraib Humayun Presents: Well Moms, Well Tots: Maternal Depression and Mother Child-Well Being

Docs for Tots’ Director of Programs Melissa Passarelli and Health Liaison Laraib Humayun recently presented Well Moms, Well Tots: Maternal Depression and Mother Child-Well Being, . . .
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Investing in quality early learning programs is the most efficient way to affect school and life success and to reduce social expenditures later.

James Heckman, economist, Nobel laureate