2012 Brain Awareness Night Presentations

The Urban Child Institute and the UT Health Science Center’s Neuroscience Institute will present Brain Awareness Night on Thursday, March 22 of 2012. 

Dr. Daniel Goldowitz and Dr. Clyde Hertzman will be presenting on the theme, "New Initiatives for Optimizing Brain Development in Children."

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"The decision to breast feed is not a lifestyle choice but rather a basic and critical health decision regarding infant welfare." The AAP will publish the policy statement, “Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk” in the March 2012 Pediatrics. The policy is a revision of the Academy’s 2005 policy statement on the same topic.

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Brain Awareness Month Events

March is Brain Awareness Month; we wanted to let you know about a few events in Memphis related to early childhood Brain Awareness:

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Robin Karr-Morse Discusses Scared Sick

The Urban Child Institute is proud to offer an opportunity to meet noted author Robin Karr-Morse, and hear her discuss her compelling new book, Scared Sick. This meeting is open to the public, but since seating is limited, please RSVP by calling (901) 385-4242. We hope to see you on February 16th, 3:00pm, at The University of Memphis University Center, located at 225 University Center, Memphis. Free Parking is available at the Zach Curlin Garage.

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