Ayana Bradshaw, MPH is a public health practitioner who combines on the ground public health experience with her administrative expertise to support the operations of the Center for Injury Research and Prevention and the Center for Violence Prevention at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Ayana Bradshaw, MPH is the Administrative Director for the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. In this capacity, she oversees all financial, administrative, operational, managerial, human resources and strategic planning components of the Center. Additionally, Ms. Bradshaw serves as the Administrative Director for the Center for Violence Prevention (CVP), as well as a member of the CHOP Innovation Ecosystem leadership team.
In addition to her current role as Administrative Director, Ms. Bradshaw works collaboratively with faculty and staff from The University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, Drexel University, Thomas Jefferson University, and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in convening Community-Driven Research Day, an event aimed at encouraging community-based participatory research through an interactive poster session involving community groups and faculty and staff from local academic institutions. She joined CIRP in 2006 as the Center Coordinator for the Philadelphia Collaborative Violence Prevention Center, where she was responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operations of a CDC violence prevention program. She also served as Program Manager for The Health Alliance for Violence Intervention (The HAVI) and currently sits on the Fundraising Committee for the Network.
Ms. Bradshaw brings to the Center over 20 years of experience in multiple facets of public health, including but not limited to, identifying quality improvement opportunities from the consumer perspective for the Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability services, developing community health interventions for underserved populations, managing a chronic disease grantee program for the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, and serving as a curriculum writer for online continuing education credits. Additionally, Ms. Bradshaw has served as an Adjunct Professor at Temple University and West Chester University and currently serves as Secretary of the Board of Directors of PMHCC and a member of the West Oak Lane Charter School Board of Trustees.
BS, West Chester University (Public Health), 1999
MPH, Temple University (Community Health), 2003
Administrative Director, The Center for Injury Research and Prevention at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Administrative Director, The Center for Violence Prevention at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Co-Chair, Center Administrative Directors Group at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Society for Research Administrators
American Public Health Association
Leff SS, Thomas DE, Vaughn NA, Thomas NA, MacEvoy JP, Freedman MA, Abdul-Kabir S, Woodlock J, Guerra T, Bradshaw AS, Woodburn EM, Myers RK, Fein JA (2010). Using Community-Based Participatory Research to Develop the PARTNERS Violence Prevention Program. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education and Action, 4(3): 207-216.