Joy Browne, Ph.D., CNS-BC, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. She holds dual licensure as a Pediatric Psychologist and a Clinical Nurse Specialist. She is Director of the Center for Family and Infant Interaction, a component of JFK Partners, Colorado’s University Center of Excellence for Developmental Disabilities. She also directs the Colorado Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program (NIDCAP) Center and the Family Infant Relationship Support Training (FIRST) programs. Her area of expertise is in neurobehavioral assessment and intervention with high-risk infants and their families, as well as systems change toward developmentally supportive and family centered care in both hospital and community settings. Dr. Browne developed BEGINNINGS, an interim Individualized Family Service Plan for newborns with special needs. She is a Zero to Three graduate fellow, and Past President of the Colorado Association for Infant Mental Health.