Judy Grossman, DrPH, OTR, is the Associate Director of the Center for the Developing Child and Family. She is also an occupational therapy and public health educator and consultant to community agencies. She is currently Adjunct Associate Professor at NYU. Previous academic appointments include Chairperson at SUNY-Downstate Medical Center, Associate Research Scientist at Yale School of Medicine and adjunct faculty at Columbia University and Sacred Heart University. She has conducted early intervention and special education policy studies for the NYS Department of Education as well as municipalities and school systems in Westchester County, NY and Fairfield County, CT. Dr. Grossman developed the Personal Best prevention program for families with young children based on her clinical experience and research studies with clinic and at-risk populations. She also conducts parent discussion groups with families who have children with special needs. She has published and presented in the areas of family resilience, parenting, mental health consultation and best practices in special education. Dr. Grossman maintains a private practice in family therapy in New York City.