The Wynne Center for Family Research
The Wynne Center for Family Research is dedicated to studies that:
- Help families learn how to cope with the stress of serious illness and loss
- Improve parent-child relationships
- Decrease intimate partner violence and improve couple relationships
- Train physicians and other clinicians in patient-centered, family-oriented healthcare
In the first decade of research, the Wynne Center published studies on subjects as diverse as foster parent interventions; the link between depression, chronic pain, and significant relationships in women; why women stay in violent relationships; and the effect on patients of physician self-disclosure.
The faculty for the Wynne Center for Family Research includes:
- Kathi Heffner, Ph.D.
- Susan McDaniel, Ph.D., LMFT
- Thomas O’Connor, Ph.D.
- Anthony Pisani, Ph.D., LMFT
- Carol Podgorski, Ph.D., MS, LMFT
- Ellen Poleshuck, Ph.D
- Harry Reis, Ph.D.