Senior Fellow and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
ChildTrauma Academy and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Bruce Perry, MD, is principal member of the Neurosequential Model Network, LLC and senior fellow of the ChildTrauma Academy. He is also an adjunct professor in the departments of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago and the School of Allied Health at La Trobe University in Melbourne. Dr. Perry is the author, with Maia Szalavitz, of “The Boy Who Was Raised As A Dog,” a bestselling book based on his work with maltreated children and “Born For Love: Why Empathy is Essential and Endangered.” Over the last 30 years, Dr. Perry has been an active teacher, clinician and researcher in children’s mental health and the neurosciences holding a variety of academic positions. His clinical research over the last ten years has been focused on integrating emerging principles of developmental neuroscience into clinical practice, resulting in the development of innovative clinical practices and programs working with maltreated and traumatized children. His experience as a clinician and a researcher with traumatized children has led many community and governmental agencies to consult Dr. Perry following high-profile incidents involving traumatized children such as the September 11th terrorist attacks and the Sandy Hook Elementary school shootings. Dr. Perry is the author of more than 500 journal articles, book chapters and scientific proceedings and is the recipient of numerous professional awards and honors. He has presented about child maltreatment, children's mental health, neurodevelopment and youth violence in a variety of venues including policy-making bodies such as the White House Summit on Violence, the California Assembly and U.S. House Committee on Education. Dr. Perry has been featured in a wide range of media including 60 Minutes, National Public Radio, The Today Show, and the Oprah Winfrey Show as well as in multiple documentaries.
Sunday, March 24
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Monday, March 25
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM