Current Research Projects

We are interested in children and families, their daily lives, and how they adapt to challenges. Click the links below or to the left for detailed information on our current research projects. 


CAPED-C (Child & Adolescent Physical & Emotional Development – Cancer Context): This project, funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Development, is located at two research sites - one at Virginia Commonwealth University and one at the University of Rochester Medical Center.       

FoR-VA (Families of Richmond, VA): This study is a cooperative effort between researchers in the Department of Psychology and the School of Nursing at Virginia Commonwealth University.

C-MoR Living Lab PartnershipOur partnership with the Children's Museum of Richmond is part of the national Living Laboratory initiative and is funded by the National Science Foundation.