A Public Health Approach to Bullying Prevention

A Public Health Approach to Bullying Prevention



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ISBN-13: 9780875530413
Publisher: American Public Health Association Publications
Publication date: 08/28/2013
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Dr. Matthew G. Masiello, MPH, FAAP is Director of the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (CHPDP), at the Windber Research Institute (WRI), in Windber, Pennsylvania. He also serves as a U.S. Network Coordinator for the International Health Promoting Hospital Network (HPH). From 2010 to 2012 he served on the Governance Board of HPH. Over the past 15 years, from his initial days in Pittsburgh, Dr. Masiello has led his respective teams in the support, development, and implementation of a multitude of evidence-based, health promotion initiatives. These programs now extend throughout Pennsylvania, nationally as well as internationally. They include child bullying prevention, clinical health promotion initiatives, childhood obesity and injury prevention initiatives, medical home development, worksite wellness programs, community need assessments, program evaluation services, coordinated school health council, and public health undergraduate curriculum development. Dr. Masiello has had the opportunity to present his work nationally and internationally through peer review journals, reports, and national presentations. In 2012, along with other similar recognition over the years, he was awarded the Pennsylvania Public Health Association Keystone Award for Distinguished Service in Public Health. Dr. Masiello earned his bachelor's degree from Marist College, and his medical degree from the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Mexico. His pediatric medical training was at Bridgeport Hospital and Yale University and his pediatric critical care fellowship took place at Harvard University, Boston Children's Hospital. His master's degree in public health was earned at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. He has held faculty positions at St. Vincent College and St. Francis University. He is a practicing pediatrician and has assisted in various national and international humanitarian projects.

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