Boggs Center Faculty Edit and Author Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Textbook, 5th Edition
Friday, February 3, 2023
Faculty at The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities served as an editor and authors of the latest edition of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, a textbook addressing the major advances in biomedical, psychological, social, and environmental sciences related to child development and behavior. A reference of choice for professionals in a range of fields, the textbook guides course content for the 3-year Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship nationally and at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS) in collaboration with Children’s Specialized Hospital.
Manuel Jimenez, MD, MS, FAAP, Associate Professor of Pediatrics & Family Medicine and Community Health at Rutgers RWJMS, Director of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Education at The Boggs Center, and NJLEND Discipline Coordinator for Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, was an editor for the 5th edition and co-authored the book’s concluding chapter, entitled “The Right to Belong, The Right to be Different.”
Deborah M. Spitalnik, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics & Family Medicine and Community Health at Rutgers RWJMS, Executive Director of The Boggs Center, and Director of NJLEND, authored the chapter, “Social Inclusion” with Boggs Center Graduate Research Assistant Dillon Reitmeyer, MSW, serving as co-author.