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Gene Brody and Velma McBride Murry received Reuben Hill Award

Gene Brody and Velma McBride Murry, professors of child and family development, were part of a team of researchers to receive the Reuben Hill Award.

The award is named in honor of Reuben Hill, founder of the Research and Theory Section of NCFR, world-renowned researcher and scholar, and Regents Professor at the University of ­Minnesota. Brody and Murry were recognized
for their paper entitled, “The Strong African-American Families Program: Translating Research into Prevention Programming,” which was published in the journal Child Development.