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  Children's National Bullying Expert Participates in Federal Summit on Prevention
August 11, 2010

Washington, DCJoseph L. Wright, MD, MPH, senior vice president of the Child Health Advocacy Institute, was featured on a practitioner panel at the Federal Partners to Prevent Bullying Summit on August 11, 2010. In his remarks, Dr. Wright discussed the AAP's statement he co-authored on the prevention of bullying and Children's National's efforts to prevent and treat children who are involved in bullying.

Children's National Medical Center is actively engaged in bullying prevention. Jorge C. Srabstein, MD, is a psychiatrist who advocates for a community approach to bullying prevention. His federal and state testimony has been influential in the drafting of legislation mandating school bullying policies.

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Contact Susan Muma/Jenn Leischer Stinebiser: 202-476-4500, smuma@childrensnational.org

About Children's National Medical Center
Children’s National Medical Center, located in Washington, DC, has been serving the nation’s children for 140 years. Home to Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children’s National is consistently ranked among the best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and the Leapfrog Group. Children’s National is a Magnet® designated hospital, the highest level of recognition for nursing excellence that a medical center can achieve. For more information, visit www.ChildrensNational.org.

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