Charles Bruner, Ph.D., is director of the Child and Family Policy Center in Des Moines, Iowa. He chaired the Child Health Advisory Committee of Voices for America's Children, a 60-member organization of multi-issue child advocacy groups throughout the country. As chair, Bruner worked with Voices members to develop a policy position regarding SCHIP reauthorization that emphasizes the importance of strengthening the content of coverage under SCHIP and the provision of primary, preventive, and developmental health services. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University. He can be e-mailed at email@example.com.