Andrea Gielen, ScD, ScM
Co-Chair, Council of Centers
Andrea Gielen’s research interests are in the development and evaluation of community- and clinic-based programs that address injury prevention, primarily among low-income families in urban areas. Her areas of special focus include the application of behavioral sciences to childhood injury control and domestic violence and sexual assault prevention programs. Gielen has served as director of the Center since 2005.
Gielen received the 2013 Award for Excellence from the American Public Health Association (APHA). In 2012, she received a Research Laureate from the American Academy of Health Behavior and was named one of “20 for 20” Distinguished Leaders in Injury Prevention by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.