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Lynn Twarog Singer
Dr. Singer serves as the university's Deputy Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, with reports to her of the Dean of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs, the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies, the Vice President of Student Affairs, the Vice President for Information Technology, and the Associate Provost for the Library, UCITE, the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women, and the LGBT Center.
As a professor of pediatrics and psychiatry, Dr. Singer has directed federally funded research projects that represent $25 million of funding to the university, including Project GLAD (Growth, Learning, and Development), a 19-year longitudinal study of infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia and very low birth weight; Project Newborn-Next Steps, a longitudinal study of cocaine-exposed infants and their mothers, through its tenth year; and Project Daisy, a study of infants exposed to MDMA ("ecstasy") based in London which concluded in 2008.
Dr. Singer is a double alumna of Case Western Reserve University, receiving an M.A. and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology in 1978 and 1979, respectively. Previously she had earned a bachelor's degree from Duquesne University and M.Ed. from the University of Pittsburgh. She has edited two books, Psychosocial Assessment of Adolescents, and Biobehavioral Assessment of Infants, and has authored more than 100 articles in the medical and psychological literature. Dr. Singer also serves on numerous national NIH and other governmental review committees.