The B-STRONG Lab is directed by Dr. Ashwini Tiwari at Augusta University, devoted to improving the health & resilience of families affected by family violence.
Ashwini Tiwari, PhD
Graduate from Georgia State University
Research Interests: Reducing health disparities among high-risk and victimized populations in family violence and context
Fun Fact: I love dessert
Vanessa Emery, MPH
Graduated from Northeastern University
Research Interests: Integrated behavioral health, healing trauma, mental health services delivery
Fun Fact: I grew up on an island and love the ocean
Kit Breithaupt, MS
Public Health Analyst
Graduated from Augusta University
Research Interests: Psychology with research in anxiety, trauma, ACE's, physiology, neuropsychology and stress
Fun Fact: I love to bake!
Research Interests: Preventive health
Fun Fact: I speak 4 languages!
Reserach Interests: Pediatrics, health services delivery to marginalized populations, and intersections between identity and healthcare
Fun Fact: I make jewelry
Tiwari, A., Whitaker, D., & Self-Brown, S. (2021). Comparing fidelity monitoring methods in an evidence-based parenting intervention. Journal of Children's Services, 16(2), 104-116. https://doi.org/10.1108/JCS-01-2020-0005
Tiwari, A., Smith, S., Wekerle, C., Kimber, M., Jack, S. M., MacMillan, H., & Gonzalez, A. (2021). Trauma services for youth victims of sexual abuse- does one size fit all? A qualitative study among service providers in Ontario, Canada. Child Abuse & Neglect, 112, Article 104903. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2020.104903
Katz, C., Priolo Filho, S. R., Korbin, J., Bérubé, A., Fouché, A., Haffejee, S., Kaawa-Mafigiri, D., Maguire-Jack, K., Muñoz, P., Spilsbury, J., Tarabulsy, G., Tiwari, A., Thembekile Levine, D., Truter, E., & Varela, N. (2021). Child maltreatment in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic: A proposed global framework on research, policy and practice. Child Abuse and Neglect, 116, . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2020.104824