Science & Soul 2018 Conference Proceedings


Science & Soul 2018 brought together leading scientists, researchers, clinicians and educators to translate advances in our understanding of early life adversity, epigenetics and parental mental health into actionable improvements in the care of critically ill newborns, infants and families.

This mastery collection includes access to the conference proceedings (ALL 12 Presentations) as well as the accompanying syllabus and additional resources hosted on our member site to support your journey for cultural transformation and providing trauma-informed neuroprotective care in your clinical setting,

The Complete Conference Proceedings for a single user is priced at $450.00, $397.00 USD

International Faculty & Topics

In addition to our internationally recognized keynote speakers Dr. Rosario Montirosso from Milan Italy and Dr. Heidelise Als of Boston Massachusetts, the conference faculty included experts across the US, UK and Europe.

You may also purchase individual presenters with prices ranging from $25.00 to $40.00 USD per SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT.  

Marilyn Sanders, MD, FAAP Attending Neonatologist, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.  Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine Fellow, Infant-Parent Mental Health Program, University of Massachusetts-Boston. "Trauma-informed Care in the NICU: Promoting Safety, Security and Connectedness"
Amy D’Agata, Ph.D., M.S., R.N. Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, University of Rhode Island, Providence RI, USA. "Stress, Toxic Stress or Trauma: What is the NICU Infant Experience and Should We Care?"
Rosario Montirosso, PhD Clinical Developmental Psychology, Infant Research IRCCS Eugenio Medea, Italy. "Early Life Adversity, Epigenetics and Neuroprotective Care in the NICU
Thomas Kuehn, Neonatologist at Vivantes Perinatal Center Berlin-Neukölln and Manager of Neotrainer, Berlin Germany. "Golden Hour – The Gentle Transition from Uterine Life
Thereza Valle E Vasconcellos - Head Nurse, NICU Hospital Sao Francisco Xavier, Lisbon Portugal. "Skin-to-skin Care Versus Holding-in-Arms – A Parental Decision"
Alison Grant Physiotherapist Glasgow Children's Hospital, Glasgow Scotland, UK and Sara Russell Clinical Lead for  Speech and Language  Therapy Acute Paediatric services in Glasgow, Scotland, UK. "Primary Prevention and Early Intervention: Lessons Learned from Neonatal Follow-Up"
Sue Hall BA, MSW, MD Neonatologist Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Pediatrix Medical Group, a division of Mednax, National Medical Group St. John’s Regional Medical Center, Oxnard California. "Neonatal Intensive Parenting Units: A New Paradigm for Neonatal Intensive Care"
Heidelise Als, PhD, Professor of Psychology Children's Hospital Boston, USA. "NIDCAP: What we have learned and what the future holds
Thomas Kuehn, Neonatologist at Vivantes Perinatal Center Berlin-Neukölln and Manager of Neotrainer, Berlin Germany. "Neuroprotective Parenting in the NICU -The family centered care concept"
Isabelle Milette, NNP, President, Developmental care specialist and trainer, Montreal Quebec, Canada. "Institutional Guidelines for the Implementation of Neuroprotective Care in the NICU"
Carla Saunders, NNP, DNP Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Coordinator at Pediatrix Medical Group, Knoxville Tennessee, USA. "Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: One Unit's Journey Caring for the Tiniest Souls Affected by the Opioid Crisis in the United States"
Christy Gliniak OTR/L, CNT, NTMTC, Spokane Washington, USA. Find your C.O.U.R.A.G.E.: "Essential Strategies for Transformational Change in the NICU and Beyond"


"Never underestimate the power of one ... one chance to change the world of one person can begin to change the world."   - Carla Saunders NNP, DNP


50% Complete

Two Step

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.