In this episode we have the pleasure to talking with Adiaha Spinks-Franklin, MD from Texas Children’s Hospital about strategies to help sleepless teens.
Dr. Spikes-Franklin is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Texas Children’s Hospital and the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
Dr. Spinks-Franklin's research interests are in the areas of the cultural aspect of child development. Her previous research experience included studying the development of children in Senegal, West Africa, and studying the mental health impact of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina on school-aged African American children in Houston. Other research experiences including exploring the racial identity development of school-aged African American and Latino children in the Houston area who are participating in a reading intervention program. She has also studied healthcare disparities among children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. She is currently studying the effect of Adverse Childhood Experience (ACEs) among children and adolescents with developmental disabilities.
This episode was recorded live from the 2019 AAP NCE in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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