Mary Beth Bruder
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Research, Education, and Service
University of Connecticut
A.J. Pappanikou Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Research, Education, and Service
263 Farmington Avenue, MC 6222 Farmington, CT 06030-6222
Education – University of Oregon, Ph.D., Developmental Disabilities, Early Childhood (1983)
Mary Beth Bruder received her Ph.D. from the University of Oregon in Developmental Disabilities – Early Childhood. Dr. Bruder has been in the early intervention field, including the design, provision and evaluation of early intervention services within a number of states and across a variety of agencies including Early Intervention, Special Education, Child Care and Head Start since 1975.
Currently, Dr. Bruder is the Director of the University of Connecticut A.J. Pappanikou Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service (Center) and Professor of Pediatrics, at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Dr. Bruder also directs a number of federally funded pre-service, in-service, demonstration, and research projects, and she is the Editor of Infants and Young Children.
Dr. Bruder has won several awards, including the Mary McEvoy Service to the Field Award from the Division of Early Childhood (DEC) and the Angel in Adoption Award from Senator Christopher Dodd and the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute.
Since 1986, Dr. Bruder has been a member of the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, having been promoted to Professor of Pediatrics in 1996. She had a joint appointment in the Neag School of Education and was a UCEDD faculty at the Neag School from 1986-1996. To date, Dr. Bruder has brought in over $45 million to the Health Center. Dr. Bruder is a recognized leader in the early childhood field and has an extensive history in the UCEDD Network. She is also the parent of children with developmental delays.
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