Effectively Disseminating Scientific and Clinical Knowledge to Policymakers to Promote the Health and Well-Being of Underserved Populations
Diane Elmore Borbon, PhD, MPH is the Washington, DC-based Policy Program Director for the UCLA-Duke University National Center for Child Traumatic Stress, the coordinating center for the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN). She is also an Adjunct Professor at the American University in the School of Public Affairs. Previously she served as Associate Executive Director of APA's Public Interest Government Relations Office, Director of the APA Congressional Fellowship Program, and coordinator of military and Veterans activities. She was an APA/AAAS Fellow in the Office of then-Senator Hillary Clinton and a SPSSI James Marshall Public Policy Fellow. She is the Immediate-Past President of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), Chair of the ISTSS Public Health and Policy Committee, Chair of the APA Division 56 Policy Committee, and Associate Editor for Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. Her work focuses on the translation and dissemination of scientific and clinical knowledge to policymakers, government leaders, and key decision makers on public health and trauma policy issues to address the needs of underserved populations.
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