Children's Minnesota in the News

Dr. Gigi Chawla talks adverse childhood experiences with TPT-PBS

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics, appeared in a five-part TPT-PBS docu-series about adverse childhood experiences and trauma. In the first installment, Dr. Chawla spoke on the significant financial and health cost associated with adverse childhood experiences, as well as the importance of healthy brain development. Additionally, she spoke on the importance of working together with vulnerable communities to reduce social determinants of health. Watch the entire first episode: Whole People 101: Childhood Trauma. You can watch the additional episodes on the TPT-PBS website:

Whole People 102: Healing Communities

Whole People: 103: A New Response

Whole People 104: Family Solutions

Whole People 105: Airing Sunday, Feb. 10

Hayley Sitz