IPRC Leadership & Program Area Leads

steve marshall
Steve Marshall, PhD
Director, UNC Injury Prevention Research Center
Professor, Department of Epidemiology, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Adjunct Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Editorial Boards: Journal of Athletic Training, Injury Epidemiology
NIAMS, NOCSAE review panels
smarshall@unc.edu
mikebowling
J. Michael Bowling, PhD
Associate Director for Research and Co-Assistant Director for Training & Education, UNC Injury Prevention Research Center
Research Associate Professor, Department of Health Behavior, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Study sections: National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety, ICRCs
jbowling@email.unc.edu
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Elizabeth Dawes Knight, MSW
Associate Director for Outreach & Translation, UNC Injury Prevention Research Center
Violence Against Children & Youth, Program Area Co-Lead, UNC Injury Prevention Research Center
Prevent Child Abuse NC Network Leadership Team
PI, LONGSCAN: Science to Practice
elizabeth_knight@med.unc.edu
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Shrikant I. Bangdiwala, PhD
Head of Biostatistical Services & Global Partnerships Coordinator, UNC Injury Prevention Research Center
Research Professor, Department of Biostatistics, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Statistical advisor to the World Health Organization (WHO)
Board of Scientific Counselors, NCIPC
kant@unc.edu
susan Blalock
Susan J. Blalock, PhD, MPH
Falls in Older Adults Program Area Lead, UNC Injury Prevention Research Center
Professor, Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Editorial Board, Current Rheumatology Review
s_blalock@unc.edu
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Robert Foss, PhD
Program Area Lead, Motor Vehicle Related Injury, UNC Injury Prevention Research Center
Director, Center for the Study of Young Drivers, UNC Highway Safety Research Center
Senior Research Scientist, UNC Highway Safety Research Center
Chair, Transportation Research Board Subcommittee: Young Drivers
Editorial Boards: Traffic Injury Prevention, Journal of Safety Research
rob_foss@unc.edu
Jason Mihalik
Jason Mihalik, PhD
Traumatic Brain Injury Program Area Lead, UNC Injury Prevention Research Center
Co-Director, Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Center, UNC College of Arts & Sciences
Assistant Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Vice President, Canadian Athletic Therapists Association
Editorial Board, Athletic Training & Sports Health Care
jmihalik@email.unc.edu
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Rebecca J. Macy, PhD
Intimate Partner Violence, Program Area Co-Lead, UNC Injury Prevention Research Center
L. Richardson Preyer Distinguished Chair for Strengthening Families, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor, UNC School of Social Work
Editorial Boards: American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, Psychology of Violence
Multiple CDC review panels
rjmacy@email.unc.edu
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Kathleen (Beth) Moracco, PhD
Intimate Partner Violence, Program Area Co-Lead, UNC Injury Prevention Research Center
Director, MPH Program and Research Associate Professor, Department of Health Behavior, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Study Sections: NCIPC, NIMH
North Carolina Domestic Violence Commission
moracco@email.unc.edu
tonya Watkins
Tonya Jenkins Watkins, BA
Assistant Director for Administration, UNC Injury Prevention Research Center
tjw@unc.edu
Adam Zolotor
Adam Zolotor, MD, DrPH
Co-Program Area Leader, Violence Against Children & Youth, UNC Injury Prevention Research Center
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, UNC School of Medicine
Vice President, North Carolina Institute of Medicine
ajzolo@med.unc.edu
chris ringwalt
Christ Ringwalt, DrPH
Program Area Lead, Prescription Medication Overdose and Senior Evaluator, UNC Injury Prevention Research Center
Senior Research Scientist, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Chapel Hill, NC
Editor, Journal of Primary Prevention
Review panels: NIDA, NIAA, CDC
cringwal@email.unc.edu

Additional Core Faculty

Troy Blackburn
J. Troy Blackburn, PhD, ATC
Associate Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Editorial Board, Journal of Athletic Training
Review panel, National Athletic Trainers’ Association
troyb@email.unc.edu
Natasha Bowen
Natasha Bowen, PhD
Professor, School of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Review Boards: NIMH, SBIR, CDC
Editorial Board, Social Work Research
Editor, Children & Schools
nbowen@email.unc.edu
Bruce Cairns
Bruce Cairns, MD
Director, North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center, UNC School of Medicine
John Stackhouse Distinguished Professor and Vice Chair of Research, Department of Surgery, UNC School of Medicine
Medical Director, Department of Respiratory Care, UNC School of Medicine
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
bruce_cairns@med.unc.edu
agcharles
Anthony Charles, MD, MPH
Director, Adult ECMO Program, UNC Health Care
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, UNC School of Medicine
Director, UNC-Malawi Surgical Initiative
anthony_charles@med.unc.edu
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Carolyn Crump, PhD
Research Associate Professor, Department of Health Behavior, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Co-Developer and Master Trainer for the Shaping Policy for HealthTM
carolyn_crump@unc.edu
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Susan Ennett, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Health Behavior, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Editorial Boards: Evaluation & Health Professions, Early Adolescence
sennett@email.unc.edu
Yvonne golightly
Yvonne Golightly, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Editorial Board, Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
Review panel, Arthritis Foundation
golight@email.unc.edu
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Kevin Guskiewicz, PhD, ATC
Kenan Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Exercise and Sports Science, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Co-Director, Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Center, UNC College of Arts & Sciences
MacArthur Fellow 2011
National Football League, Head and Neck Committee
gus@email.unc.edu
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Heidi Hennink-Kaminski, PhD
Associate Professor and Senior Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Executive Committee, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
h2kamins@email.unc.edu
Deborah Jones
Deborah Jones, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Editorial Boards: Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, Journal of Pediatric Psychology
djjones@email.unc.edu
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Jonathan Kotch, MD, PhD
Research Professor, Department of Maternal and Child Health, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
PI, Longitudinal Studies of Child Abuse and Neglect, PI, LONGSCAN Southeastern Site
jonathan_kotch@unc.edu
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Kristen Kucera, PhD
Director, National Center for Catastrophic Sport Injury Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Assistant Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Director, National Center for Catastrophic Sport Injury Research
Study Section, National Athletic Trainers’ Association
kkucera@email.unc.edu
Laura linnan
Laura Linnan, PhD
Director, Carolina Collaborative for Research on Work and Health
Program Lead, Healthy Aging Workforce, Institute on Aging, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Professor, Department of Health Behavior, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Study Sections: NIH, CDC, NIOSH
Editorial Boards: Health Education and Behavior, American Journal of Health Promotion
linnan@email.unc.edu
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Sandra Martin, PhD
Associate Dean for Research, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Professor and Associate Chair for Research, Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Advisor, Office of Violence Against Women
PI, Enhancing Capacity of NC Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Programs
sandra_martin@unc.edu
Krista Perreira
Krista Perreira, PhD
Associate Dean, Office for Undergraduate Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Professor, Department of Public Policy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
perreira@email.unc.edu
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Scott Proescholdbell, MPH
Head, Injury Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, NC Division of Public Health, NC Department of Health and Human Services
Co-chair: State Advisory Council, Poisoning and Overdose Workgroup
PI, NC Violent Death Reporting System
scott.proescholdbell@dhhs.nc.gov
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David Richardson, PhD
Professor, Department of Epidemiology, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Associate Editor: American Journal of Epidemiology, Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Environmental Health Perspectives
David_Richardson@unc.edu
Meaghan Shanahan
Meghan Shanahan, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Maternal and Child Health, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
PI: Evaluation of NC Essentials for Early Childhood
Associate Editor, Journal of Primary Prevention
shanahan@unc.edu
Anna Waller, ScD
Research Associate Professor in Emergency Medicine
Director of the Carolina Center for Health Informatics, Department of Emergency Medicine, UNC School of Medicine
anna_waller@med.unc.edu