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Nadine Burke Harris



Nadine Burke Harris, PhD, is a Canadian American pediatrician and the first appointed Surgeon General of California. Her work is centered on how adverse childhood experiences and toxic stress leave harmful effects into adulthood.

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How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime | Nadine Burke Harris

Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain.

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Nadine Burke Harris: “The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity”

Nadine Burke Harris, MD, MPH, FAAP - “The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity”

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Launching a Revolution

As California’s first surgeon general, Nadine Burke Harris, MPH ’02, is carrying out the visionary agenda she has brought to medical care: finding the roots of disease in childhood adversity and treating the long-term consequences.

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Dr. Nadine Burke Harris: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity

Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris is a pioneer in the movement to transform how we respond to early childhood adversity and the resulting toxic stress that dramatically impacts our health and longevity.

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How to Reduce the Impact of Childhood Trauma

Children who experience adversity tend to have health problems later in life. Dr. Nadine Burke Harris explains why—and how we can help heal those wounds.

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Building Resilience: Remarks from Nadine Burke Harris

Traumatic childhood events like abuse and neglect can create dangerous levels of stress and derail healthy brain development, resulting in long-term effects on learning, behavior and health.

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Nadine Burke Harris on the Impact of Childhood Adversity | Amanpour and Company

Pioneering research is now finding that adversity or trauma experienced in childhood not only affects the mental health of adults, but could also be harmful to physical health. California Surgeon General Nadine Burke Harris has devoted her career to this research and written a book on the subject.

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You Can’t Simply Take Trauma Away | Dr. Nadine Burke Harris | Google Zeitgeist

Google Zeitgeist is a collection of talks by people who are changing the world. Hear entrepreneurs, CEOs, storytellers, scientists, and dreamers share their visions of how we can shape tomorrow.

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Dr. Nadine Burke Harris Testifies Before Congress - June 2018

Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, Pediatrician, CEO and Founder of the Center for Youth Wellness provided expert testimony on the physiological impact of children being forcibly separated from their parent(s) in a hearing organized by Sen. Jeff Merkley and other members of the Senate Democratic caucus.

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A Conversation with Dr. Nadine Burke Harris California Surgeon General

California’s first Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris talks with Claire Brindis, UCSF Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, about her goals in this new position.

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