Caroline Chandler, MPH
Program Initiated: 2016
Primary Advisor: Meghan Shanahan, PhD
Minor: Social Work
Research Interests: Child maltreatment prevention, social-emotional health and development, participatory research
Honors/Awards: Sarah Taylor Morrow Scholarship, 2017; Carolina Consortium on Human Development Predoctoral Fellow, 2018-2020; Community Engagement Fellowship, 2019
Bio: Caroline Chandler is a third-year doctoral student in the Department of Maternal and Child Health at the UNC Gillings School of Public Health. She also completed her MPH in the MCH Department is 2017. Caroline is a predoctoral fellow with the Carolina Consortium on Human Development and a Carolina Center for Public Service Community Engagement Fellow. Previously, she was a graduate research assistant for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program. Caroline’s primary areas of research include child maltreatment prevention, child development, and youth mental health. Caroline enjoys working with community partners through community-based participatory research methods.
Prior to joining the Department of Maternal and Child Health, Caroline worked as a public health analyst at RTI International. Caroline received her BA in Health Care Studies and Cognitive Science from the University of Richmond in 2014, where she served as a research assistant in the Cognitive Science Department.