James Swain is Child Psychiatrist and Associate Professor at Stony Brook University. He trained at the University of Toronto (PhD & MD), University of Ottawa (psychiatry residency/fellowship) and Yale (NIMH fellowship). As faculty at Yale, University of Michigan and Stony Brook University, Dr. Swain has received federal support from NIH/NICHD/NIMHD/NCATS/CDC and numerous foundations with honors from the NIMH, APA, SFN and AACAP. Dr. Swain has published over 70 scientific reports and 11 book chapters. Dr. Swain’s studies the brain-basis of parent-infant bond formation and child outcome as a function of stress, depression, anxiety and the chronic effects of poverty.