Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Ayana Bradshaw, MPH

Administrative Director

Ayana Bradshaw, MPH is the Administrative Director for the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) at the 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 supports the Center for Violence Prevention (CVP).  

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 and Thomas Jefferson University 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 15 years of experience in multiple facets of public health, including but not limited to, 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.

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