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Speaker Biographies
Mark Appelbaum, Ph.D.
C. Hendricks Brown, Ph.D.
Duncan B. Clark, M.D., Ph.D.
E. Jane Costello, Ph.D.
Nancy Day, M.P.H.
Naihua Duan, Ph.D.
Celia B. Fisher, Ph.D.
Scott W. Henggeler, Ph.D.
Peter S. Jensen, M.D.
Peter Kalivas, Ph.D.
Philip C. Kendall, Ph.D.
David J. Kolko, Ph.D.
Robert J. Pandina, Ph.D.
Audrey Rogers, Ph.D.
Neal D. Ryan, M.D.
Ralph Tarter, Ph.D.
Timothy Wilens, M.D.
Ken Winters, Ph.D.
Commissioned Papers
Celia B. Fisher, Ph.D.

Dr. Fisher is a professor of psychology and the director of the Fordham University Center for Ethics Education, Bronx, New York. Chair of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Revisions Task Force for the APA Ethics Code, Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees for the APA Insurance Trust, and member of the NIMH Data and Safety Monitoring Board, Dr. Fisher has been a member of the APA Ethics Committee and has chaired the NYS Board for Licensure in Psychology, the Society for Research in Child Development Committee for Ethical Conduct in Child Development Research, and the National Task Force on Applied Developmental Science. Dr. Fisher served for 15 years as the founding director of Fordham University’s doctoral training specialty in applied developmental psychology and is currently associate chair for undergraduate studies. She is a founding editor of the journal Applied Developmental Science, the author of over 70 scholarly chapters and empirical articles on child and adolescent development with current emphasis on ethnic minority development and ethics in the science and practice of psychology, as well as editor of five books including Ethics in Applied Developmental Psychology: Emerging Issues in an Emerging Field (with W. Tryon), Graduate Training in Applied Developmental Science (with P. Murray & I. Sigel) and Ethics in Mental Health Research with Children and Adolescents (with K. Hoagwood & P. Jensen). With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), she recently completed an evaluation of a project on Integrating Research Ethics into the Introductory Psychology Curriculum for which the Instructor’s Manual and Student Workbook are available upon request. Dr. Fisher is currently working on an NSF-supported research project on ethnic minority attitudes toward ethical practices in adolescent risk research. Dr. Fisher also runs national workshops on "Conducting Ethically Responsible Science" for institutional review board members and scientists. These workshops are supported by a grant awarded to Dr. Fisher by the National Institutes of Health.

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