Dana develops e-learning courses and other online and print materials to support the training, continuing education, and fieldwork of SAMHSA grantees. While working with SAMHSA’s CAPT and other initiatives at EDC, she has developed written products on a broad range of public health topics, including prevention ethics, best practices in drug and violence prevention, suicidal and help-seeking behaviors among youth, school health, fetal alcohol syndrome, pandemic influenza, and trauma care systems.
Dana earned a B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies from Cornell University and a M.A. in Community and Prevention Research from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). In addition to her education and training, she has participated in risk prevention and health promotion initiatives through schools and community agencies as well as the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL).