Elyse is a doctoral student in the Health Behavior Health Education Department at the University of Michigan. Elyse received her master’s from Duke University in Global Health, and a dual BA in Psychology and Anthropology from Johns Hopkins University. Her research and work background in early childhood and adolescent development in the United States, Kenya and Sierra Leone led to her interest in working with the PRC. She is involved in PRC research projects on adolescent violence exposure, sexual health, and community development through environmental design.
The Prevention Research Center at the University of Michigan School of Public Health promotes safe and healthy futures through prevention research.
In partnership with local health departments, community organizations and health care providers, we aim to develop sustainable strategies for disease prevention and health promotion for families and communities.
Our core project is funded through CDC’s Prevention Research Centers network.