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Caroline Piotrowski PhD MPH

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Master's level and PhD level students

Current Position

Associate Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences, and Director of the Violence and Injury Prevention Research Group at the University of Manitoba

History

2005/1 – 2007/12-Master’s Thesis, Master of Public Health – Masters, Health Promotion & Behaviorial
Sciences, San Diego State University
Degree Status: Completed
Supervisors: G. Talavera

1989/9 – 1993/8- Doctorate, Doctor of Philosophy, Human Development and Family Studies,
Pennsylvania State University
Degree Status: Completed
Supervisors: J. Dunn

1987/9 – 1989/10-Master’s Thesis, Master of Arts – Masters, Developmental Psychology, University of
Waterloo
Degree Status: Completed
Supervisors: H. Ross & K. Rubin

1982/5 – 1987/5- Bachelor’s, Bachelor of Arts, Honours Psychology, Early Childhood Education and Care
Specialization, University of Waterloo
Degree Status: Completed
Supervisors: S. Hymel

Research Focus

Dr. Caroline Piotrowski received her Bachelor and Master’s degrees in developmental psychology at the University of Waterloo, her PhD in Family Studies and Human Development at The Pennsylvania State University, and her MPH in Health Promotion from San Diego State University. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences, and Director of the Violence and Injury Prevention Research Group at the University of Manitoba. Her expertise focuses on violence and injury prevention for children and families, and shared determinants of violence and injury. Dr. Piotrowski has investigated the effects of exposure to intimate partner violence on children, risk and protective factors for unintentional child injury in the home, child passenger safety, sibling violence, and the evaluation of the effects of provincial legislation on parental attitudes towards booster seat use and child injury rates. She is particularly interested in how the social determinants of health interact with family factors to influence the risk for violence and injury. She has organized and collaborated with national and international violence and injury prevention research teams.