Ms. Belinda-Rose Young is the Associate Director of Research and Translation for the Outreach, Training and Educator Core of the UNC Injury Prevention Research Center. In this role, Ms. Young oversees the direction of several grant funded projects.
Ms. Young is an At-Large Member for Safe States Alliance, and a fourth-year doctoral student in the Department of Health Behavior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received an MSPH in Public Health Education from the University of South Florida and has served in various national leadership positions, such as Trustee for the Society for Public Health Education and chair of an American Public Health Association workgroup. She also co-directed a global, digital media campaign entitled I am Wo(man) with the United Nations Women.
Siarra Scott works at the UNC Injury Prevention Research Center as a Project Manager in the Outreach Training and Education Core. In this role, she facilitates the development, dissemination, and implementation of activities across a variety of grant funded projects focused in topic areas such as ACEs prevention, firearm injury surveillance, and training development. Siarra is a graduate of Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health where she earned her MPH in Behavioral Sciences and Health Education along with a certificate in mental health. She is passionate about Injury and Violence prevention, and several of her interest areas include youth and community violence, mental health, human trafficking, and the intersections between the criminal justice system and public health.
Ms. Ingrid Bou-Saada is an Injury Prevention Consultant at the North Carolina Division of Public Health, Injury and Violence Prevention Branch where she manages the NC Core State Violence and Injury Prevention Program (Core SVIPP). She provides capacity building, resource development, and technical assistance, and she collaborates with partners for program and policy development to prevent violence, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), older adult falls, youth sports injuries/concussions, motor vehicle injury, and opioid overdose. Ingrid received her Master of Public Health degree in Maternal and Child Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master of Arts in Anthropology from Texas A&M University.
Subject Matter Experts
Dr. Hassmiller Lich is an Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. Throughout her career, her work has specialized in the application of systems thinking, operations research and systems science simulation modeling techniques for health policy, public health delivery, and medical decision making.
Becky Naumann, PhD, MSPH
Systems Thinking Subject Matter Expert
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology,
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
UNC Injury Prevention Research Center
Dr. Becky Naumann is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Core Faculty at UNC’s Injury Prevention Research Center. She has worked in the field of injury prevention for fifteen years and has experience and interest in applying complex systems science methods to injury problems.
Meghan works as a project manager at UNC Injury Prevention Research Center, where she does evaluation, research translation, and project management in content areas such as adverse childhood experiences, firearm-related injury, and harm reduction. Meghan received her Master of Public Health with a concentration in Health Behavior from UNC-Chapel Hill. She is passionate about structural level change to prevent injury and violence.