Erin Bray Gibson, MPH

Erin Bray Gibson, MPH, is the Program Coordinator for the Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research.  In this role, Erin is responsible for managing project plans and timelines for all Center-related projects, grant submissions, progress reports, and budgets, collaborating with the Institutional Review Board, training and managing Research Assistants, and overseeing recruitment and data collection to ensure the successful completion of research projects.  As a graduate student, she traveled independently to rural clinics and hospitals in Mexico to train medical staff on a primary data collection protocol and, later, on the use of the Lifewrap, an anti-hypovolemic shock garment designed to prevent maternal morbidity and mortality due to obstetric hemorrhage.  Prior to joining Boston Children's Hospital, Erin managed a research study at the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies at UCSF, the focus of which was to study the impact of peer networks in empowering women to negotiate for and make healthy choices regarding their sexual health. Erin graduated from Brown University with a BA in Psychology and Sexuality in Society and received her MPH from UC Berkeley with a focus on Maternal and Child Health.