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Faculty and Staff

Principal Investigator: Julie Baldwin, Ph.D.

Dr. Baldwin is a Professor in the Department of Community and Family Health at the University of South Florida, College of Public Health. She teaches graduate level courses on health disparities, cultural competence, community-based health promotion, social and behavioral aspects of public health, program planning, and evaluation. Her research has focused on alcohol and drug abuse prevention in youth and young adults, utilizing community-based participatory research approaches, working with underserved and/or marginalized populations, and addressing health disparities by developing and implementing culturally competent public health interventions.







Co-Investigator & Curriculum Director: Bruce Lubotsky Levin, DrPH

Dr. Levin is an Associate Professor in both the Department of Child and Family Studies at the University of South Florida, College of Behavioral and Community Sciences and the Department of Community and Family Health at the University of South Florida, College of Public Health. He is Head of the Graduate Studies in Behavioral Health Program. Dr. Levin currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research. He is Senior Editor of Mental Health Services: A Public Health Perspective, 3rd Edition; A Public Health Perspective of Women’s Mental Health; and Introduction to Public Health in Pharmacy. He is also Co-Author of Mental Health Informatics.



Co-Investigator & Evaluation Director: Tom Massey, Ph.D.

Dr. Massey is Associate Professor and Director of the Policy Division in the Department of Child and Family Studies at the University of South Florida, College of Behavioral and Community Sciences. He specializes in the organization, implementation, and evaluation of mental health services for adolescents in schools and the community. He has expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodology and has conducted research and evaluation projects on the delivery of mental and behavioral health services in K-12, the sustainability of mental health services, and adolescent engagement in effective services. He is the author of Evaluation Human Research Development Programs: A Practical Guide for Public Agencies and numerous publications and book chapters devoted to evaluation in the applied sector.



Project Director: Donna Burton, Ph.D.

Dr. Burton is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies at the University of South Florida, College of Behavioral and Community Sciences. She earned her PhD from the Department of Community and Family Health in the College of Public Health. She has served in a range of positions from practitioner to Clinical Director and Executive Director for both private non-profit and public sector entities. She has provided specialized curricula to drug abuse and mental health practitioners and administrators on multiple occasions at four state-level schools of addiction studies. Dr. Burton has participated in the implementation of evidence-based practices for adolescents through federal level grant-funded mechanisms.





Contact Information:

For additional information please contact Donna Burton, Project Director, at 813-974-3241 (office) or by email: dburton@usf.edu or dburton@health.usf.edu

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