Jack Shonkoff

Dr. Shonkoff was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on The Toxic Stress of Early Childhood Adversity.

Jack P. Shonkoff is the Julius B. Richmond FAMRI Professor of Child Health and Development at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Harvard Graduate School of Education; Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Children’s Hospital Boston; and Director of the university-wide Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University. He also chairs the National Scientific Council on the Developing Child, a multi-university, multidisciplinary body of leading scholars. Under the auspices of the National Academy of Sciences, Dr. Shonkoff served as Chair of the Board on Children, Youth, and Families and chaired the committee that produced the landmark report, From Neurons to Neighborhoods: The Science of Early Childhood Development.