Center on the Developing Child

Melanie Berry

As Director of Innovation Strategies, Melanie Berry provides strategic leadership around the incubation of promising new programs within the Center’s Frontiers of Innovation (FOI) initiative. She is part of the team that developed the IDEAS Impact Framework, the model used within FOI to develop, test and improve programs.

Prior to joining the Center, Melanie was a clinical scientist with the Stress Neurobiology and Prevention Laboratory at the University of Oregon. She holds a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium and has extensive experience serving children and families facing adversity.