UCLA’s Elizabeth Barnert answers questions about long term implications of family separation

June 20, 2018
A police officer and Border Patrol agent watch over a group of Central American asylum seekers before taking them into custody near McAllen, Texas.
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In an LA Times article about the long-lasting health effects of separating children from their parents at the U.S. border, Professor Elizabeth Barnert (Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA) was one of several experts quoted. Professor Barnert has expertise with the topic having studied impacts of separations during the 1980s El Salvador Civil War.

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