Hallie E. Ford Center
Megan McClelland, Ph.D.
Hallie E. Ford Endowed Director
Megan MacDonald, Ph.D.
This core focuses on optimizing children's development and well-being in families, early care and educational settings, and communities.
Jonathan Garcia, Ph.D.
Youth and Young Adults
Researchers in this core study the behaviors and environments that threaten or enhance the health and well-being of youth.
Kathy Gunter, Ph.D.
Healthy Eating and Active Living
This core focuses on the promotion of healthy lifestyles and the prevention of obesity in children and families through nutrition and physical activity.
Shauna Tominey, Ph.D.
Parenting and Family Life
Researchers and faculty in this core examine healthy parenting and family life as a strong foundation for child and youth development, and healthy communities as a strong foundation for families.