Jim is also Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine, Pediatrics, and Communication Sciences & Disorders at UVM, and the Thomas M Achenbach Chair of Developmental Psychopathology. In addition he holds Professorships at Washington University in St. Louis MO, Dartmouth in Lebanon, NH, and Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He is known internationally for his work in genetic and environmental influences on developmental psychopathology and Wellness (and has a book by that title). He is also known for his work in developmental neuroimaging of adversity and wellness outcomes. Dr. Hudziak has created a number of clinical and health strategies aimed at developing healthy brains, so that healthy bodies will follow. He is the creator of the Vermont Family Based Approach, an innovative health promotion and illness prevention model for children and families. In addition, he created the innovative Wellness Environment (WE) program at the University of Vermont (https://www.uvm.edu/uvmnews/news/uvms-we-program-featured-cbs-morning) which has garnered national and international attention for the approach of incentivizing young adults to pursue healthy lifestyle choices related to their physical and emotional health. He has been identified as being a member of the top 1% of Doctors in the United States, has published over 240 peer-reviewed publications and is considered by many to be a thought leader in the field of promoting brain health as a strategy to deal with the stress of life.