One Year Later: Supporting Children in the Time of COVID-19

A School-Based Approach to Health & Wellbeing

Speakers & Pre-Recorded Presentations

Food Insecurity

Andy Daly-Smith, PhD

Reader in Physical Activity and Healthy Childhood, University of Bradford, and Co-Director of the Wolfson Center for Applied Educational Research

Presentation: Physical activity and health in childhood: Moving beyond Elastoplast initiatives to whole school approaches

Jason Halford, PhD

Head of School, President of the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO), School of Psychology, University of Leeds

Presentation: The triple burden and its impact on child development



Anisha Patel, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics) and, by courtesy, of Epidemiology & Population Health, Stanford

Presentation: Strengthening School Nutrition Programs to Address Food Insecurity for Latino Immigrant Populations 

Mental Health

Manpreet K. Singh, MD, MS

Director, Stanford Pediatric Mood Disorders Program, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford

Presentation: Understanding and Preventing Depression in Youth during and beyond the Pandemic

Mark Mon-Williams, PhD

Chair in Cognitive Psychology at the University of Leeds, Professor of Psychology at the Bradford Institute of Health Research, and Professor of Paediatric Vision at The Norwegian Centre for Vision

Presentation: Creating emotionally healthy schools

Contextual Reading: 

Digital Divide

Mai Elshehaly, PhD, MSc

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Bradford

Presentation: Digital Makers: Bradford's Digital Revolution

Amina Fazlullah, JD

Equity Policy Counsel, Common Sense Media

Presentation: Defining, Measuring and Understanding the K-12 Digital Divide to Build Rapid Response and Long Term Public Policy Solutions

Contextual Reading: 



Michalis Kontopodis, PhD

Chair in Global Childhood and Youth Studies, University of Leeds

Presentation: Re-Imagining the "future from below" after COVID-19

Contextual Reading:

Equity in the Classroom

Thomas Dee, PhD

Barnett Family Professor, Professor of Education and Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Stanford

Presentation: The Revealed Preferences for School Reopenings: Evidence from Public-School Disenrollment 

Amanda Waterman, PhD

Associate Professor, Center for Applied Education Research and University of Leeds

Presentation: Inequalities in the Classroom

Pediatrics and Physical Health

Adam Glaser, BSc (Hons), MBBS, DM

Children's Research Lead, Leeds Children's Hospital Research

Presentation: Leeds Children's Health Research

Mathew Mathai, MD

Consultant Pediatrician, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

Presentation: Pediatricians for health and wellbeing