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Finigan-Carr Honored with Prevention Research Early Career Award

May 5, 2021    |  

Nadine Finigan-Carr, PhD, School of Social Work Research Associate Professor and School of Medicine Associate Professor, was recently awarded the Society for Prevention Research Early Career Preventionist Network’s 2021 John B. Reid Early Career Award. The Award is presented annually to someone who has shown a commitment to prevention science through outstanding contributions to research, policy, or practice. Nominees are early career scientists within ten years post terminal degree.
Finigan-Carr, in addition to her faculty positions, is also the Institute for Innovation and Implementation’s Deputy Director of the Ruth Young Center for Maryland where she leads the Prevention of Adolescent Risks Initiative. She is internationally recognized for her work in the prevention of human trafficking. Her rigorous research is focused on the application of behavioral and social science perspectives to contemporary health problems, especially those that disproportionately affect people of color. The results of her research have been published in more than twenty peer-reviewed publications and the 2017 publication, Linking Health and Education for African American Students’ Success, focused on the ties between African American students’ outcomes and their health.
Nadine Finigan-Carr

Nadine Finigan-Carr