Jennifer W. Kaminski

Jennifer W. Kaminski, PhD, is team lead for the child development studies team within the
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities at the Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention. Her team’s work focuses on public health strategies to promote
healthier futures for children with, or at risk for, mental, behavioral, and developmental
disorders. Her own research applies psychological expertise and methodology to public
health issues affecting children, youth, and families. She is a fellow of the American
Psychological Association (APA) and currently serves as the president-elect of APA’s
Division 37 (Society for Child and Family Policy and Practice). March 2017