November 18, 2010
The Video Interact ion Project (VIP), a joint program of Children of Bellevue, Bellevue Hospital Center and NYU Medical Center this summer received a grant of approximately $400,000 per year for five years. VIP was founded in 1999 by Children of Bellevue and has since gone on to receive national recognition as a model. The VIP Team is an integral unit of Bellevue’s Developmental Pediatrics practice. Led by Alan Mendelsohn, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, the team includes Carolyn Brockmeyer, Ph.D., Project Director, Samantha Berkule-Silberman, VIP Director, Triana Urraca, VIP interventionist, Jenny Arevalo and Lisa White, Research Assistants, and Nina Burtchen, Research Fellow. Both Dr. Brockmeyer and Dr. Berkule-Silberman have specific expertise in parent-child interaction and school readiness. All Research Assistants and Interventionists are Spanish-speakers, which bolster their success in connecting with…
The 2011 Children of Bellevue Calendar is here! This year’s calendar features the artwork of Priya Deb, age 8. Continue reading “2011 Children of Bellevue Calendar” »
November 16, 2010
On November 15, 2010 friends and staff gathered to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the opening of The Frances L. Loeb Center for Child Protection and Development. Dr. Margaret McHugh, the director, founder and driving force behind the center, joined past employees, CoB board members and one of Mrs. Loeb’s grandchildren for a celebration that marked their success in building the Center and in spreading the word about child abuse nationwide.
Dr. McHugh began treating abused children at Bellevue over thirty years ago, and over a decade ago Children of Bellevue and the family of Mrs. Loeb helped build this Center – a safe place where abused children can be treated by
a multi-disciplinary team. In part because of the work done here,…