Nadine Burke Harris

Nadine Burke Harris is founder and CEO of the Center for Youth Wellness (CYW). She has earned international attention for her innovative approach to addressing adverse childhood experiences as a risk factor for adult disease, such as heart disease and cancer. Dr. Burke Harris serves as an expert advisor on the Too Small to Fail initiative, and Governor Jerry Brown’s Let’s Get Healthy California Task Force. Her work has earned her the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award presented by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). She is also a committee member for the AAP’s Medical Home for Children Exposed to Violence Committee.

Book titles in collaboration with Idea Architects

  • The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity

“At this point in my career, I only want to work with people who I really enjoy working with. People who I learn from and who I feel like they up my game. And that was actually the reason why I wanted to work with Doug and work with IA, because I felt like there was a lot that I could learn about crafting the message that I wanted to get out there. And on top of that, Doug is just such a wonderful person that when you have the opportunity to work with him, you want to take it.” --Nadine Burke Harris

Doug is just such a wonderful person that when you have the opportunity to work with him, you want to take it.”