Hillary Kapa, MPH is a Clinical Research Coordinator for the Center for Injury Research and Prevention. She currently works with Dr. Rachel Myers on the Violence Intervention Program, which aims to promote healing and prevent future harm for patients who have experienced interpersonal violence. Hillary’s roles include coordinating research activities, managing data, and maintaining compliance with regulatory bodies.
Previously, Hillary was a Clinical Research Coordinator at the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital where she worked on studies related to the psychosocial impact of medical conditions, such as cleft lip and palate and differences of sex development, and their associated treatments on children and young adults.
Hillary completed a Master of Public Health degree with a specialization in health behavior and health promotion at The Ohio State University. Her culminating project examined the protective role of parent-child connectedness in sexual health outcomes of housing-insecure adolescents. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Language from Brigham Young University.