Executive Leadership & Expert Bios
Janet Saul, PhD
Areas of Expertise
- Violence Prevention
- Child Maltreatment
- Youth Violence
- Intimate Partner Violence
- Sexual Violence
Chief, Prevention Development and Evaluation Branch, Division of Violence Prevention, NCIPC
Janet Saul, PhD, is a research psychologist and chief of the Prevention Development and Evaluation Branch of the Division of Violence Prevention at the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC). Her areas of interest include several violence prevention topics including child maltreatment, youth violence, suicide, intimate partner violence, and sexual violence.
Dr. Saul has been a research psychologist at CDC since 1988. During the first 13 years she worked in the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, focusing on the evaluation of prevention programs for at-risk women. In 2001, Janet moved to the Division of Violence Prevention.
Dr. Saul earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Pennsylvania State University. She received a Master of Science in Psychology at Stephen F. Austin University and a PhD in Community Psychology from Georgia State University.
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