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Nadine Finigan Carr, PhD


Nadine Finigan-Carr, PhD

Executive Director, UMB Center for Violence Prevention, University of Maryland, Baltimore and Commissioner, Baltimore City Office of Equity and Civil Rights

Nadine M Finigan-Carr, Ph.D., is a prevention research scientist focused on the application of behavioral and social science perspectives to research on contemporary health problems, especially those that disproportionately affect people of color. Her scholarship is grounded in theories and methods found primarily in the field of health behavior change among individuals and the environments that support or impede chronic disease prevention or management, injury, and violence. She is an internationally recognized expert on minor human trafficking and sexual exploitation having collaborated with colleagues in the UK, Canada, and the Caribbean. In 2018, she presented a TedX talk titled, Child Prostitutes Don’t Exist. She holds dual appointments at the University of Maryland, Baltimore – Research Associate Professor in the School of Social Work and Associate Professor in the School of Medicine. Currently, Dr. Finigan-Carr is the Director of the Prevention of Adolescent Risks Initiative. She is the Principal Investigator of research projects at both the state and federal levels designed to intervene with system involved youth – those in foster care or the juvenile justice system. These youth have a double vulnerability – adolescence, a critical stage marked by increased risk for negative social and behavioral outcomes including aggression and sexual risk behaviors; and, being removed from their families of origin. Dr Finigan-Carr is the author of Linking Health and Education for African American Students’ Success (Routledge Press). She has served as special guest editor for the Journal of Negro Education (2015), the Journal of Violence and Victims (2020), and Children Youth Services’ Review (2021). She also serves as a Commissioner of Community Relations in the Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights, Equity and Wage Enforcement. Dr Finigan-Carr can be reached by email at or via twitter @doctorNayAKA. 

Product Type
In-Person Workshop

Total Credits: 1.5 including 1.5 Category I CE

F23 Daniel Thursz Lecture
Special Offers |  200 Adults, Couples & Families |  400 Substance Use Disorders |  600 Leadership and Management |  700 Professional Growth & Development
Lawrence Grandpre |  Nadine Finigan Carr, PhD
Baltimore, Maryland
$0.00 - Free to Attend, CEs are $25

  Wed, Nov 08, 2023 - 06:00pm to 07:30pm EST

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