Center Staff

Dr. Daniel ShawDaniel S. Shaw, PhD

(412) 624-1836

Dr. Daniel Shaw is the Director of the Center for Parents and Children and the Pitt Parents and Children Laboratory. He also serves as Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh, with joint appointments in the School of Medicine, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, and the Center for Social and Urban Research. Since receiving his Ph.D. in child clinical and developmental psychology from the University of Virginia in 1988, his primary interest has been studying the development and prevention of early problem behavior among at-risk children.  He currently leads or co-directs three NIH-funded, longitudinal studies investigating the early antecedents and prevention of childhood conduct problems and substance use.  Read more

Anne Gill, PhD


Dr. Anne Gill is a Counseling Psychologist and Co-Director of the Center for Parents and Children at the University of Pittsburgh. Anne is trained as a family therapist and has worked with families and children for over 25 years providing strength-based, respectful, and culturally sensitive services to families and children.  Read more