Juliet Haarbauer-Krupa, PhD

Juliet Haarbauer-Krupa

Senior Health Scientist, Division of Injury Prevention


Areas of Expertise

  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Juliet Haarbauer-Krupa, PhD, is a senior health scientist on the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Team, in the Division of Injury Prevention (DIP), at CDC’s Injury Center. As a health scientist, her role on the TBI team is to devise research projects and products to better understand trends in TBI in the U.S. and to improve health outcomes for individuals living with a TBI. She is project lead on the Report to Congress on the Management of Traumatic Brain Injury in Children, and a scientific collaborator for clinical decision support and return to school projects in the division. Dr. Haarbauer-Krupa’s publication topics include:

  • Fall-related TBI in young children
  • Emergency department visits for sports related concussion
  • Prevalence of parent reported TBI in the US and associated health conditions
  • Mechanism of injury across the pediatric lifespan
  • Report on life expectancy and unemployment outcomes for moderate to severe TBI
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in mild TBI
  • Point of healthcare entry for children with concussions
  • Talking to young children about concussions
  • Service delivery systems for children with TBI

Dr. Haarbauer-Krupa has over 30 years of experience and has authored over 100 publications and presentations in the area of TBI, with specialties in rehabilitation and pediatric populations. She currently holds an adjunct position in the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University’s School of Medicine.