Department of Human Development and Family Science
2 Riverside Circle
Roanoke, VA 24016
540-526-2080 | email@example.com
Craig Ramey is a professor and VTC Distinguished Research Scholar at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute.
- Intellectual Disabilities
- Early Childhood Development
- Preventive Medicine
- Systems Theory and Human Development
- Social Ecology
- Ph.D. West Virginia University
- M.A. West Virginia University
- B.A. West Virginia University
- Evaluation Advisory Board Member, Virginia Preschool Initiative - Plus (VPI+)
- Advisor, Virginia Early Childhood Foundation Advisors Council
- Executive Steering Committee, Star City Reads! Initiative for the City of Roanoke
- Society for Research in Child Development
- International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities
- 2015 United Way of Roanoke Valley Community Impact Award
- 2013 Fordham University Excellence in Early Childhood Award
- 2007 Society for Research in Child Development Award for Distinguished Contributions to Public Policy for Children
Ramey, S.L., & Ramey, C.T. (1999). Going to school: How to help your child succeed. New York: Goddard Press [also translated into Chinese and Turkish].
Ramey, C.T., Sparling, J.J., & Ramey, S.L. (2012). Abecedarian: The ideas, the approach, and the findings. Los Altos, CA: Sociometrics Corporation.
Ramey, C.T. (2014). Preventing intellectual disabilities starting in infancy: Results from randomized controlled Abecedarian trials. Global Education Review, 2(4), 1-20.
Bickel, W.K., Moody, L., Quisenberry, A.J., Ramey, C.T., & Sheffer, C.E. (2014). A competing neurobehavioral decision systems model of SES-related health and behavioral disparities. Preventive Medicine, 68, 37-43. PMID: 25008219
Campbell, F.A., Pungello, E., Kainz, K., Burchinal, M., Yi, P, Wasik, B.H., Barbarin, O., Sparling, J.J., & Ramey, C.T. (2012). Adult outcomes as a function of an early childhood educational program: An Abecedarian project follow-up. Developmental Psychology, 48, 1033- 1043. doi:10.1037/a0026644
Crowell, N.A., Lesiak, M.A., McCarthy, J., Polanski, C., & Ramey, C.T. (2011). An exploratory study of a response-to-intervention approach with preschool children from low-income urban neighborhoods. Effective Education, 3, 89-107. doi:10.1080/19415532.2011.665768
- “Preconception and Prenatal Stress: Pathways to Child Biology and Behavior” NICHD/NIH August 15, 2013- August 31, 2018 $2,645,671 (Co- Investigator)
- “Phase 1: Universal LAP Project” Kaplan Early Learning Company May 1, 2015 – October 31, 2015 $183,143 Co-Principle Investigator
- “Smart Beginnings for Southside Families” Virginia Early Childhood Foundation (VECF) May 2015 – April 2018 (Evaluator)
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