Erica joined SAMHSA’s CAPT to develop products that support substance abuse prevention across the country. She researches and writes fact sheets, guidance documents, and other materials that promote a strategic planning process and facilitate the use of epidemiology. Prior to joining the CAPT, Erica provided research and writing support for EDC’s SAMSHA-funded National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention and for the Teenage Health Teaching Modules project, a comprehensive school health curriculum. She earned her B.A. in Child Development from Tufts University.