David Schonfeld, MD is a developmental-behavioral pediatrician in General Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and director of the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement (NCSCB) which he established in 2005. He holds a joint appointment at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
Dr. Schonfeld has authored more than 100 scholarly articles, book chapters and books, and has given more than 800 presentations on the topics of pediatric bereavement and crisis. He has also conducted school-based research involving children’s understanding of and adjustment to serious illness and death, as well as school-based interventions to promote adjustment and risk prevention.
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