Integrated Early Childhood Development programs in rural Zimbabwe

Susanne Martin Herz MD PhD completed medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine and residency in Pediatrics at Seattle Children's Hospital and UCSF. She completed a fellowship in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics at Seattle Children's Hospital, a PhD in Psychology at University of Washington and a Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Bioethics at the Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics in 2011. She joined the faculty at UCSF in 2014.

Dr. Martin Herz's scholarly work focuses on early child development  (ECD)/education (ECE) and prevention of neonatal brain injury and developmental disability in Zimbabwe. She is a consultant to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on neurodevelopmental strategy and programs and is a member of research groups in Zimbabwe. She has a long-standing interest in the impact of chronic stress and trauma on child development, parent and child mental health and parenting.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Mission Hall, 2109
550 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158

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School of Medicine, Global Health Sciences


Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff


Mission Bay


Global Health

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