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Ann DiGirolamo

Associate Project Director/Research Associate Professor    ,
Biography

Ph.D., Indiana University
M.P.H., Emory University
B.A., Emory University

Ann DiGirolamo is a senior research associate at the Georgia Health Policy Center working on the Georgia Center of Excellence in Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health (COE) team. She joined the team in December of 2013. Ann will be providing expertise in evaluation and research for several projects within the COE, particularly those focused on Systems of Care for children with serious emotional difficulties.

Before joining the GHPC, Ann was the Director of Nutrition and Early Childhood Development in the Health Equity Unit at CARE. She is a pediatric psychologist with additional training in public health and maternal and child nutrition. Her main interests are in the social and behavioral factors affecting maternal and child health and well-being, specifically those factors critical to promoting optimal child and adolescent mental health and development. Ann has over 20 years of related work experience. She is also an adjunct faculty member at Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Indiana University and a Master of Public Health and Bachelor of Arts from Emory University.