Bruce D. Perry,M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Perry is an internationally recognized authority on child trauma and the effects
of child maltreatment. His work is instrumental in understanding the impact of
traumatic experiences and neglect on the neurobiology of the developing brain.
Bruce Perry, M.D., Ph.D, Lea Hogan, M.Ed, Sarah J. Marlin explore the importance of play for children.
Childhood experiences, both positive and negative, have a tremendous impact on future violence victimization and perpetration, and lifelong health and opportunity. As such, early experiences are an important public health issue. Much of the foundational research in this area has been referred to as Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).