2019 Faculty Hires
Rina Eiden, PhD: Professor of Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts at Penn State University Park
- Eiden’s work focuses on the impact of parental prenatal and postnatal substance abuse on the developmental trajectories of risk and resilience from infancy to adolescence.
Aleksandra Zgierska, MD, PhD, DFASAM: Department of Family of Community Medicine at Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey
- Zgierska’s work blends primary and specialty addiction care with education, advocacy, and research centered on reducing the impact of addiction and chronic pain and opioid-related harms.
2020 Faculty Hires
Paul Griffin, PhD: Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering in the College of Engineering at Penn State University Park
- Griffin’s work focuses on health analytics, health systems engineering, and the modeling of public health interventions.
Louisa Holmes, PhD: Assistant Professor of Health Geography
Abeena Jones, PhD: Department of Human Development and Family Studies
Kelly Rulison, PhD: Department of Human Development and Family Studies