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Tara Shafer, M.A.

Co-Founder, Reconceiving Loss, LLC
Affiliation: Columbia University, Reconceiving Loss, LLC
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Tara Shafer is the co-founder of Reconceiving Loss, an online support center for parents who have suffered pregnancy- or infant-loss, which can be found at The website’s articles and activities are free and open to the general public. Tara received an undergraduate degree in history from Clark University. She also received an M.A. in Human Rights/Refugee Studies from Columbia University and served as an advocate for both Amnesty International and Human Rights First. She is a contributing blogger for BabyCenter, Huffington Post and Psychology Today. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Mashable and on National Public Radio.

Carla Nasca, Ph.D., is a post-doctoral fellow of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in the laboratory of Neuroendocrinology at the Rockefeller University, New York. Dr. Nasca received her B.A. in Molecular Biology and her M.S. in Electrophysiology from the University of Palermo in Italy. She earned her Ph.D. in Neurobiology and Pharmacology from the University Sapienza in Rome, Italy, before moving to The Rockefeller University under the mentorship of Dr. Bruce McEwen.

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