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Dana Hagele, MD, MPH

Dana Hagele, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor
Department of Maternal and Child Health
North Carolina Child Treatment Program
  • Center for Child Family Health
  • 1121 W. Chapel Hill St, Ste. 100
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • USA

Dana M. Hagele, MD, MPH is a graduate of the Gillings School of Global Public Health (Maternal and Child Health, 2000) and a board-certified child abuse pediatrician. In 2006, Dr. Hagele and colleagues from the Schools of Medicine at UNC-CH and Duke University, co-founded the North Carolina Child Treatment Program (NC CTP). Currently funded by the North Carolina General Assembly, NC CTP is an implementation platform for the statewide dissemination of evidence-based, child mental health treatment models, with a focus on clinical workforce development and systems-level services integration. In addition to her role as NC CTP Co-Director, Dr. Hagele serves as a consulting physician at a Child Advocacy Center in Burlington, NC.

Honors and Awards

Raleigh News and Observer Tarheel of the Week

2014, UNC-CH

Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society

1992, Rush Medical College, Chicago IL

Cum Laude, Medical Bacteriology

1991, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Research Activities

Co-Director: NC General Assembly

Service Activities

2016–present  North Carolina Administrative Offices of the Court, Raleigh, North Carolina; Workgroup, North Carolina Courts Human Trafficking Initiative

2009–present  Ray Helfer Society Honorary Physician Child Abuse Society

2009–present  North Carolina Child Advocacy Centers (NCCAC)

2007–present  Nancye Fleming Markle Charitable Trust for Children

2000–present  North Carolina Child Medical Evaluation Program

Key Publications

North Carolina Child Treatment Program Evidence-Based Treatment Service Delivery Time Model for Child-Parent Psychotherapy. Hagele D, Potter D, Pane-Siefert H. (2020). North Carolina Child Treatment Program.

North Carolina Child Treatment Program Evidence-Based Treatment Service Delivery Time Model for Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. . Hagele D, Potter D, Pane-Siefert H.  (2019). North Carolina Child Treatment Program.

Pilot to policy: Statewide dissemination and implementation of evidence-based treatment for traumatized youth. Amaya-Jackson, L., Hagele, D., Sideris, J., Potter, D., Briggs, E., Keen, L., Murphy, R., Dorsey, S., Patchett, V., Ake, G., Socolar, R. (2018). BMC Health Services Research, 18(589).

U.S. Copyright Registration No. TX8-156-498 for Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Fidelity Metric. (2015).

The impact of maltreatment on the developing child. Dana Hagele (2005). North Carolina medical journal, 66(5), 356-359.


Fellowship, Preventive Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001

MPH, Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000

N/A, Pediatric Residency, John H. Stroger Jr., Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois, 1999

BS, Medical Microbiology, Edinburgh University, 1991

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