Daniel Bagner, Ph.D.

Designee of Florida International University, appointed by the President
Program Services & Childhood Health Committee
Racial Equity & Social Justice Committee
Health Sub-Committee
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Daniel Bagner, Ph.D., director of the Early Childhood Behavior Lab and professor of psychology at Florida International University (FIU), joined The Children’s Trust Board in January 2016 as the FIU representative appointed by university President Mark Rosenberg. A licensed and board-certified clinical child psychologist, Dr. Bagner studies interventions for at-risk and underserved infants and young children and their families, and has published more than 70 scientific papers on this topic. He is a 15-year continuous recipient of numerous grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that fund his clinical research program.

Dr. Bagner serves as an associate editor and editorial board member for several peer-reviewed journals and has reviewed grants for the NIH and the March of Dimes; he is a current member of the NIH Psychosocial Development, Risk and Prevention (PDRP) study section. He is also involved in several professional organizations, including as an elected fellow in the societies for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology and Child and Family Policy and Practice in the American Psychological Association, and serves as chair of the Research Task Force for PCIT International and as an advisor to the board of directors of the Florida Association for Infant Mental Health.

Dr. Bagner earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and philosophy from Washington University in St. Louis, and a master’s degree and doctorate in clinical psychology with an emphasis in clinical child and pediatric psychology from the University of Florida. He completed his predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Term: Appointed by virtue of his position.