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Video: Lisa McElaney '77 Fights Child Abuse in Multiple Doses with 'All Babies Cry'

Story posted November 29, 2011

Research by trustee emerita Lisa McElaney '77, president and principal investigator for Vida Health Communications, has been looking at ways media education distributed at childbirth might effectively reduce incidents of child abuse in the first year of life.

With NIH funding and a handful of powerful partnerships, "All Babies Cry" is a multiple-dose intervention program distributed during the maternity stay. It includes a video, booklet, take-home DVD and various online components.

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