BACK TO SCHOOL
Vaccines, masking and other pandemic protocols are crucial.
UCLA partnership with L.A. County Department of Mental Health addresses growing needs through innovative programs
‘The goal is to get children back in school for a normal, typical school day.’
As mask guidance changes and COVID-19 cases climb, parents may be considering their children’s options
UCLA Health pediatrician and co-chief infection prevention officer Annabelle de St. Maurice answers parents’ questions on COVID-19 vaccine safety
With COVID-19 numbers rising again, what is the future of school sports?
The reopening of schools will provide the necessary food variety and routine some children have lacked over the past year, UCLA Health experts say.
Communication and preparation are key, says UCLA Health’s Dr. Melissa Brymer
Increased use of computer and smartphone screens during pandemic has led to rise in myopia, dry eye
All children are likely to have had mental health challenges due to the pandemic, but they may be particularly heightened among children with special needs, say UCLA Health experts.
Meet Our Experts
Annabelle De St. Maurice, MD, MPHCo-chief Infection Prevention OfficerUCLA Health
Nava Yeganeh, MD, MPHPediatric infectious disease specialistUCLA Mattel Children's Hospital
Shangxin Yang, PhDPathologistUCLA Health
Shilpa Baweja, LCSW, PhDDevelopmental psychologistUCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior
Cynthia Whitham, LCSWDevelopmental psychologistUCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior
Matthew FlesockExecutive DirectorUCLA Health Sound Body Sound Mind
Melissa Brymer, PhDDirector of Terrorism & Disaster ProgramsUCLA–Duke National Center for Child Traumatic Stress
Catherine Lord, Ph.D.George Tarjan Distinguished Professor of PsychiatryUCLA’s Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior
Laura McMullin, PhDClinical Curriculum DeveloperDMH-UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence
Erin MorseChief Clinical DietitianUCLA Health
Michael Wetter, PsyDChild and adolescent psychologistDirector of Psychological ServicesNourish for Life and Medical Stabilization Program
Anuradha Seshadri, MD, MSPediatrician and internistUCLA Health
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