Haggerty-Friedman Psychosocial Fund for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
About the Founders
Drs. Robert J. Haggerty and Stanford B. Friedman founded the Haggerty-Friedman Psychosocial Fund because of their commitment to educating and mentoring future pediatricians interested in developmental and behavioral pediatrics both as a subspecialty and as it relates to typical development and children and youth with chronic illness.
Robert J. Haggerty, M.D.
Dr. Haggerty is Professor of Pediatrics and Chair, Emeritus, at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He was formerly President of the William T. Grant Foundation that supports research to improve the mental health of school-age children and to assist them in utilizing their full potential. He is foremost a pediatrician. He is a former editor of Pediatrics in Review, the continuing education journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, as well, as past President of that organization. Dr. Haggerty has written 150 articles, 3 books and numerous chapters.
Stanford B. Friedman, M.D.
Dr. Friedman was a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Rochester, prior to leading programs in Adolescent Medicine and Behavioral Pediatrics at the University of Maryland, Adolescent Medicine and Behavioral Pediatrics at North Shore, and Adolescent Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Friedman was president of the National SIDS Foundation, Society of Adolescent Medicine, Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, and American Psychosomatic Society. Dr. Friedman has written over 125 articles, 2 books and many chapters.
In February 2003, Drs. Robert J. Haggerty and Stanford B. Friedman wrote a supplement on the History of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics