Innovative Research Education Program for Healthcare Professionals

September 14, 2017

Each lecture will feature a distinguished and highly regarded professional in their field. Events will be held at PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital at 200 Somerset Street in New Brunswick, NJ.

Children’s Specialized Hospital welcomes all physicians, researchers, therapists, and other health care professionals to attend this free lecture. It provides participants the opportunity to meet world-renowned doctors and scientists who specialize in a variety of research areas and are work on innovative studies affecting the health care industry today.

Research and education play an important role in healthcare and facilitate ground-breaking discoveries that will change the lives of people and families for years to come. The Children’s Specialized Hospital Research Center has created an innovative, unique, and exciting opportunity for all healthcare professionals to learn more about featured topics and research projects.

”The Distinguished Lecture Series was created to bring together basic, translational, and clinical research to advance pediatric rehabilitation,” said Michael Dribbon, PhD, VP of Business Development  and Chief Research Officer at Children’s Specialized Hospital.  “We are honored and excited to welcome these highly respected researchers to our hospital and offer this resource to our network of medical professionals and researchers.

“Independent Self-Management of Chronic Illness in Children”

When: October 17, 2017

Where: Children’s Specialized Hospital, 200 Somerset Street in New Brunswick, NJ

Speaker: Victoria A. Miller, Ph.D., Director of Research, Division of Adolescent Medicine at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

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“Developmental Social Neuroscience Meets Public Health Challenge: A New System of Healthcare Delivery for Infants and Toddlers with Autism Spectrum Disorder”

When: November 16, 2017

Where: Children’s Specialized Hospital, 200 Somerset Street in New Brunswick

Speakers: Ami Klin Ph.D., Director, Marcus Autism Center, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar and Professor & Chief of Division of Autism and Related Disorders, Department of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine and Center for Translational Social Neuroscience, Emory University.

Register: Here

Register online or contact Claire Marchetta, Research Liaison, at: or (732) 258-7288. For additional information, visit:

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