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Dr. Nadine Burke Harris

About The Author

Dr. Nadine Burke Harris is founder and CEO of the Center for Youth Wellness in San Francisco's Bayview Hunters Point. She has earned international attention for her innovative approach to addressing childhood stress as a risk factor for adult disease. She serves as expert advisor for the Clinton Foundation's Too Small to Fail Initiative and for California Governor Jerry Brown's Let's Get Healthy California Task Force. Her work has been profiled in The New Yorker, in Paul Tough's book How Children Succeed, and in Jamie Redford's film Resilience. Mother to four children, Dr. Burke Harris is the recipient of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award presented by the American Academy of Peditarics and the author of The Deepest Well. 

Books by Dr. Nadine Burke Harris