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Danielle Davidov, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine & the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Danielle Davidov is Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and has a secondary appointment within the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the School of Public Health where she teaches Intervention Design and Qualitative Research Methods. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Marshall University in 2006 and her Doctorate in Public Health Sciences from West Virginia University in 2010. Dr. Davidov’s dissertation work focused on mandatory reporting of intimate partner violence and children’s exposure to intimate partner violence within the context of the Nurse-Family Partnership home visitation program. She has served as a trainee in three competitive training programs:  1) Research Training Program in the Behavioral and Biomedical Sciences (NIGMS T32), 2) Building Careers for Research in Child Maltreatment and Intimate Partner Violence:  Early Career Scholar Interdisciplinary Training Program (NICHD R25), and 3) the Canadian-Institutes of Health-sponsored Preventing Violence Across the Lifespan (PreVAiL) Research Network. Since 2012, she has received a continuous Loan Repayment Program Award from the National Institutes on Minority Health and Health Disparities to study intimate partner violence in the Appalachian region. Her program of research involves utilizing qualitative and mixed methods to address intimate partner and sexual violence in home visitation, healthcare, and college settings. She is currently serving as co-lead, in partnership with the West Virginia Coalition Against Domestic Violence, on a PCORI-funded Pipeline to Proposal project to improve screening for intimate partner violence in healthcare settings in West Virginia.