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Project Title: The Biological and Psychosocial Effects of Peer Victimization: Lessons for Bullying Prevention

PIN: IOM-BCYF-14-09         

Major Unit:
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Institute of Medicine

Sub Unit:
Board on Children, Youth, and Families
Committee on Law and Justice

Le Menestrel, Suzanne

Subject/Focus Area:
Behavioral and Social Sciences; Education; Health and Medicine

The Biological and Psychosocial Effects of Peer Victimization: Lessons for Bullying Prevention
June 24, 2015 - June 26, 2015
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Annalee Gonzales
Phone: 202-334-2001


9:00 AM Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Frederick Rivara, M.D., M.P.H., Seattle Children’s Guild Endowed Chair in Pediatrics and Professor
of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Committee Chair
9:15 AM The Neurobiology of Bullying
Frederick Rivara, M.D., M.P.H., Moderator
• Daniel Pine, M.D., Chief, Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience, National Institute of
Mental Health
10:15 AM BREAK
10:30 AM Bullying as a Group Phenomenon and the Role of Bystanders
Sandra Graham, Ph.D., Moderator
• Christina Salmivalli Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of Turku, Finland (Via WebEx)
• Karin Frey Ph.D., Research Associate Professor, Educational Psychology, University of
• Wendy Craig, Ph.D., Interim Head of Department of Psychology, Professor, Queen’s University,
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
11:45 PM LUNCH [3rd Floor Atrium Cafeteria-Lunch on Your Own]
1:00 PM The Role of Media in Bullying Prevention [Web-Ex Panel]
Megan Moreno, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Professor, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Session Moderator
• Kaveri Subrahmanyam, Ph.D., Professor, California State University
• Additional Panelists-TBD
2:45 PM The Intersection of Social Science, the Law, and Bullying and Peer Victimization (Web-Ex Panel)
Jonathan Todres, J.D., Moderator
• Sarah Sisaye, M.P.H., Management and Program Analyst, Office of Safe and Healthy Students, U.S.
Department of Education
• Sarah Burns, J.D., Professor of Clinical Law, Faculty Director, Carr Center for Reproductive
Justice, New York University School of Law
• Craig Goodmark, J.D., Consultant, Atlanta Legal Aid Society
4:00 PM Perspectives from Stakeholders
Format: Stakeholders will have 3-5 minutes to provide comments
4:30 PM Closing Remarks and Adjourn

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Fred Rivara (Chair)
Angela Amar
Catherine Bradshaw
Daniel Flannery
Sandra Graham
Mark Hatzenbuehler
Matthew Masiello
Megan Moreno
Regina Sullivan
Jonathan Todres
Tracy Vaillancourt (via teleconference)

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
a) Scope of study and work plan
b) Reviewed communication opportunities with DBASSE and NAS staff
c) Debriefing of Public Information-Gathering and Site Visit

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
Briefing book
Draft report outline

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: July 10, 2015