FEATURED SPEAKERS with More To Come! 

Katherine Rosenblum, Ph.D.

Dr. Rosenblum is a clinical and developmental psychologist and Professor of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Michigan. Within Psychiatry she co-directs the Zero to Thrive Program and the Infant and Early Childhood Clinic. She is the psychologist consultant to the UM School of Law’s Child Advocacy Clinic, a member of the Academy of Fellows with the national organization Zero to Three, and a member of the Board of Directors of the international Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health.

Her research, teaching and clinical work focus on parenting, infant, and early childhood mental health. Dr. Rosenblum has published extensively, including more than 100 peer reviewed scientific articles, and her recent publications include a chapter in the 4th edition of the Handbook of Infant Mental Health and she co-edited a book, “Motherhood in the Face of Trauma.” Her research is supported by both federal and foundation grants and focuses on preventive intervention and intervention for vulnerable families with infants and young children. Many of the families she works with have experienced significant disruptions, including separations, trauma, and/or loss. In these contexts her work focuses on strengthening protective factors to enhance family resilience.

 Joy V. Browne, Ph.D., PCNS, IMH-E (IV)

Dr. Browne is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, has faculty positions at the University of South Florida and Fielding Graduate University and the University of New Mexico Department of Psychiatry.

She holds dual licensure as a Pediatric Psychologist and a Clinical Nurse Specialist and is endorsed as an Infant Mental Health Mentor. Dr. Browne is a member of the Zero to Three Academy of Fellows. Additionally, she was the founding President of the Colorado Association for Infant Mental Health, past President of the New Mexico Association for Infant Mental Health and is on the Board of Directors for the Alliance for the Association for Infant Mental Health. 

Dr. Browne is the founder and director of WONDERbabies, which encompasses several programs including the Colorado Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program (NIDCAP), the Family Infant Relationship Support Training (FIRST) program, the BABIES and PreSTEPS program and the Fragile Infant Feeding Institute (FIFI).  Her area of expertise is in neurobehavioral assessment and intervention with high-risk infants and their families, as well as systems change toward developmentally supportive and family centered care in both hospital and community settings. Dr. Browne provides training and consultation nationally and internationally.

Dolores Subia BigFoot, Ph.D.

Dr. BigFoot is trained as a child psychologist, and is an associate professor directing the Native American Programs at the Center on Child Abuse and Neglect at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She has directed Project Making Medicine, a clinical training program for mental health clinicians working in Indian Country, since 1994 while also directing the Indian Country Child Trauma Center. It was under the guidance of Dr. BigFoot at the Indian Country Child Trauma Center that three Evidenced Based Treatments were adapted for American Indian and Alaska Native families entitled the Honoring Children Series. Each of these EBT models incorporates American Indian and Alaska Native orientations and world views. She is a member of the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma and affiliated with the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana in which her children are enrolled.