Dr. Andrea Gielen
2013 Research Laureate
Andrea Gielen, ScD, ScM is Professor in the Department of Health, Behavior and Society and Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and holds joint appointments in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health and the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Dr. Gielen has almost three decades of public health experience, including as a public health department practitioner and an academic researcher directing numerous federally funded studies of health behaviors and behavior change interventions. Her research includes: child passenger safety, child pedestrian injury, bicycle helmet use among children and teens, older drivers, house fires and other home injuries, and domestic violence.