NICHD Health Equity Seminar Series: Lessons Learned Engaging Diverse Communities in Violence Prevention Research

March 17, 2015, 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Office of Health Equity (OHE), Office of the NICHD Director (OD); and Child Development and Behavior Branch (CDBB) and Pediatric Trauma and Critical Illness Branch (PTCIB), Division of Extramural Research, NICHD


6100 Executive Boulevard, 5th Floor Conference Room, Rockville, Maryland


The Academic-Community Partnership (ACP) Conference Series brings together academic institutions and community organizations to identify opportunities for addressing health disparities through the use of Community-Based Participatory Research.

This seminar offers ACP grantees the opportunity to share lessons learned while building academic-community partnerships to reduce violence disparities. Grantees will highlight strategies for engaging communities in research, identifying community health priorities, and designing collaborative prevention and/or intervention programs to reduce health disparities.

Seminar speakers include:

  • Jessica Adams, Ph.D.
    Director of Psychology and Training, Child Abuse Listening Mediation

  • David L. Driscoll, Ph.D., M.P.H.
    Associate Professor and Director, Institute for Circumpolar Health Studies, University of Alaska Anchorage

  • Rebecca Levin, M.P.H.
    Director, Strengthening Chicago's Youth, Injury Prevention and Research Center, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

  • Marjorie S. Rosenthal, M.D., M.P.H.
    Assistant Director, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University School of Medicine

Panelists include:

  • Maryam Kia-Keating, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara

  • Barbara J Tinney, M.S.W.
    CEO/Executive Director, New Haven Family Alliance


Dr. Della Brown White, OHE, OD, NICHD
Tel: (301) 435-2712

Please note: Views expressed during NICHD-sponsored events do not necessarily reflect the opinions or the official positions of NICHD, NIH, or HHS.
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