Current research interests:
School health in low- and middle-income countries; currently overseeing life-skills based HIV education programs in Botswana and the Caribbean
Conducted a rapid systematic review of comprehensive school health interventions in low- and middle-income countries (not published yet).
Published a book with 26 school health case studies from around the world, analyzed by a framework of factors for implementation.
Published several articles from my dissertation data on implementing health-promoting schools in China.
How has your pursuit of the Lesley PhD in Educational Studies resulted in personal and/or professional opportunities for you?
Professionally, I advanced to a position with more responsibilities
Advice to Lesley doctoral candidates…
If you know early on what you want to write your dissertation about, then gear your writing assignments toward that topic so that you can potentially take some of your writing and later include it in your dissertation.