Feb 12, 2021
In this bonus episode Dr. Bob and Dr. Alice Kuo discuss the specific, critical reasons why children need to go back to school. Dr. Kuo wrote a powerful OP ED in the LA Times this week and shares in detail about the article. This is an important conversation during the COVID 19 pandemic that every parent and educator needs to hear. What is happening to our children mentally and emotionally? Are they more at risk staying home or returning to the normalcy of the classroom? Do not miss this discussion from two experts in the field of pediatrics.
Dr. Alice Kuo is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and of Health Policy and Management in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. She is also the Chief of the Medicine-Pediatrics Section and Director of the Medicine-Pediatrics Comprehensive Care Center. Her research interests are mainly in early childhood, and she has published in the areas of developmental screening and services, early literacy practices, cognitive and language development in young minority children, hearing screening in early childhood, services for children with autism, and mental health services for children.
Dr. Kuo received a B.A. in biology from Harvard University, her M.D. from UCLA, and her Ph.D. in educational psychology with a focus on early childhood and special education from the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA.