Adam J. Zolotor

University of North Carolina, USA

Adam J. Zolotor holds M.D. and M.P.H. degrees and serves as an Assistant Professor of family medicine and core faculty of the Injury Prevention Research Center at the University of North Carolina. He practices family medicine and evaluates children suspects of abuse and neglect. His research focuses on child abuse and neglect. He has substantive expertise in epidemiological methods, survey research, prevention, and neglect. He has worked extensively with longitudinal and cross-sectional studies to better understand the causes, consequences, and association with child maltreatment. He has worked with LONGSCAN, Carolina SAFE, and now coleads a state-wide evaluation of the period of purple crying, an abusive head trauma prevention program. He codeveloped and pilot tested the instruments and toolkits known as the ISPCAN Child Abuse Screening Tools. His recent work has focused on maltreatment prevention and parenting using new technologies for intervention programs. He is also interested in the development and study of policies that promote child well being and prevent maltreatment.

Biography Updated on 21 August 2012

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