Dr. Wood is committed to improving outcomes for vulnerable children, especially abused and neglected children. Her current research also focuses on positive parenting interventions designed to support caregivers of young children and strengthen families.
Dr. Osterhoudt is an attending physician in the Division of Emergency Medicine and the medical director of the Poison Control Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. His interests include the clinical epidemiology and risk assessment of pediatric poisoning exposures, and infantile methemoglobinemia.
Dr. Hurt is interested in the effects of maternal substance use on the immediate and long-term outcome of children, understanding poverty and other complex factors that affect the lives of inner-city children, and neonatal outcomes.
Dr. Waasdorp translates child development theory and literature into prevention and intervention programming, trials, research methodology, and related statistics. Her goals are to reduce bullying and aggression, improve children’s social and emotional skills, and help adults promote children’s positive peer relationships.