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Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center

Welcome to the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center!

We are very excited to be participating in the follow-up phase of the ELGAN study and look forward to seeing you and your sons and daughters!

The ELGAN research team is part of the Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics and The Center for Children with Special Needs (CCSN).

For more information on the Division you can visit us on the web!

Meet the ELGAN staff

Dr. Ellen C. Perrin, PI

Dr. Ellen Perrin is a developmental-behavioral pediatrician with over 40 years of experience in the medical field. Her specialties include early identification of childhood developmental and behavioral problems, parenting, and children from non-traditional families.

She is a grandmother to three wonderful grandsons and enjoys reading, hiking, kayaking and traveling the world with her husband, Jim. 

Please contact her at is [email protected], 617-636-8010.

Dr. Brandi S. Henson, PsyD

Dr. Brandi S. Henson is a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in parent-training and the assessment and treatment of children with neurodevelopmental disorders, complex learning difficulties and social-emotional difficulties.  She is a mom to two adorable young boys.

Kathryn Mattern, RA

Kate has been working at Tufts Medical Center since 2010 and is now the research coordinator for Elgan 2. Should you have any questions about the study, please contact her at 617-636-4875 or [email protected].