On Tuesday, October 30th, 10:00 am EST, join LGA on this page for a live broadcast interview with Dr. Joyce Maguire Pavao, who received the BJ Lifton/Annette Baran Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s St. John’s University Adoption Initiative Conference. We’ll discuss her career, current projects, and pick her brain about all things adoption.
About Dr. Joyce Maguire Pavao
Dr. Pavao has done extensive training, both nationally and internationally. She is an adjunct faculty member in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and has lectured at Harvard, Smith, Wellesley, UCLA, USC, and Antioch, among other universities. She has consulted to various public and private child welfare agencies, adoption agencies, schools, and community groups, as well as probate and family court judges, lawyers, and clergy. Additionally, she has worked closely with individuals, couples, and families with adoption-related issues, foster care issues, guardianship and kinship, as well as complex families formed through reproductive technology, single parent families, gay and lesbian families, and families through remarriage. (Click here for more information.)