Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University
The Child Health Policy Program’s WIC project is part of the Frontier of Innovation portfolio in the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University. The Center on the Developing Child, comprising a multidisciplinary team of researchers and practitioners, was established in 2006 by director Dr. Jack P. Shonkoff. The founding mission was to generate, translate and apply scientific knowledge that closes the gap between what we know and what we do to improve the lives of children facing adversity. Visit the center's resource library for information and recommendations on facilitating child development, including a how-to video for brain-building serve and return.
Child Health Policy and Advocacy at Texas Children’s Hospital
Nonresident fellow Quianta Moore is a founding faculty member of the Texas Children’s Hospital Center for Child Health Policy and Advocacy. The center seeks “to advance policy and advocacy strategies to impact legislative and regulatory action on the behalf of vulnerable children in the areas of patient care, education and research.” More information here.
Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute
Nonresident fellow Quianta Moore is the executive director of the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute Hackett Center for Mental Health. The center, focused on the unique needs of Greater Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast, advances mental health initiatives — primarily focused on children, youth, and families — to improve lives across the region. More information here.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Program
Nonresident fellow Quianta Moore is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Interdisciplinary Research Leader (IRL). The program was designed to facilitate the growth of teams of researchers and community leaders who work together to “build a culture of health” in their community. Through the IRL program, Moore works with Rice University sociology professor Rachel Kimbro and Felicia Jackson, manager of family services at the Houston Area Urban League. Moore has participated in national conferences and work groups with other IRL scholars and has developed her ability to use applied research methodology and data analyses to generate meaningful and actionable insight for children and families in the Houston area. Learn more about the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Program here.
Rice 360° Institute for Global Health
Nonresident fellow Quianta Moore is an affiliated faculty member of the Rice 360° Institute for Global Health, which offers innovative undergraduate programs that engage students to design and implement new technologies to solve real global health challenges. Through the minor, internships, fellowships and Ph.D. programs, these early stage technologies are designed, evaluated, refined, deployed and scaled across the world. More information here.