Hillary Kapa, MPH is a Clinical Research Associate for the Center for Violence Prevention. She manages program data and coordinates research studies for the Violence Intervention Program.
Hillary Kapa, MPH is a Clinical Research Associate for the Center for Violence Prevention. She currently works on several projects associated with Violence Intervention Program, which aims to promote healing and prevent future harm for patients who have experienced interpersonal violence. Hillary’s roles include managing program and research data, coordinating research studies, and maintaining compliance with regulatory bodies.
Previously, Hillary was a Clinical Research Coordinator at the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital where she worked on studies related to the psychosocial impact of medical conditions and their associated treatments on children and young adults.
Hillary is broadly interested in studying adolescent health from an asset-based approach, having been motivated to pursue a career in public health after working briefly as a high school English teacher. Her MPH culminating project examined the protective role of parent-child connectedness on sexual health outcomes of housing-insecure adolescents.
MPH (Health Behavior and Health Promotion), The Ohio State University, 2016
BA (English Language), Brigham Young University, 2012
Clinical Research Associate, Center for Violence Prevention, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health, Member, Ohio State University Chapter, Inducted 2016
Chelvakumar G, Ford N, Kapa HM, Lange HLH, McRee AL, Bonny AE. Healthcare Barriers and Utilization among Adolescents and Young Adults Assessing Services for Homeless and Runaway Youth. Journal of Community Health. 2017; 42(3): 437-443.
Sieving RE, McRee AL, McMorris BJ, Shlafer RJ, Gower AL, Kapa HM, Beckman KJ, Doty JL, Plowman SL, Resnick MD. Youth-adult Connectedness: A Key Protective Factor for Adolescent Health. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2017; 52(3), Suppl 3: S275-S278.