Gregory Ramey, PhD, is the vice president for outpatient services and child psychologist at Dayton Children's. Dr. Ramey writes FamilyWise, a weekly parenting column in the Dayton Daily News that is distributed through the New York Times wire service. Dr. Ramey received his undergraduate degree from Lake Forest College in 1971, his Master's degree from Harvard University and his Ph.D. degree in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts.
Since joining Dayton Children's in 1979, Ramey has focused on issues regarding child sexual abuse, parent-child communication, divorce and developmental and behavioral problems of young children. He also has a strong interest in the attributes of effective parents.' He has given numerous interactive workshops on those parenting skills that seem to be related to raising productive and well-adjusted children. Dr. Ramey has been interviewed extensively about issues relating to child psychology. Additionally, he responds to questions from families through Ask-An-Expert on the Dayton Children's web site. For more on Dr. Ramey visit http://www.childrensdayton.org/ramey