Bruno J. Anthony, PhD

Clinical/Developmental Psychologist

Dr. Anthony is Director of Research and Evaluation for the Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development (GUCCHD) and Professor in the Department of Pediatrics. The GUCCHD’s mission is to improve the quality of life for all children and youth, children with special needs, adults with developmental and other disabilities, and their families through an interdisciplinary approach to service, training, research, community outreach, technical assistance, and public policy. Dr. Anthony is trained as both a developmental and clinical psychologist and has led or collaborated on large scale prevention and intervention studies, involving the development of key measurement frameworks. His current work is in the area of health services research and focuses on the development and evaluation of interventions to address emotional and behavioral challenges from infancy through young adulthood. Most recently, he has been involved in building models of family-provider partnerships, training programs to enhance family engagement and empowerment and family-based interventions. In addition, Dr. Anthony collaborates with members of the Fisher Center on research regarding family communication of cancer susceptibility genetic testing results. His work is supported by NIH/NIMH, SAMHSA, ACYF and other sources.