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Heidi Pottinger DrPH, MPH, MA

Heidi  Pottinger DrPH, MPH, MA

Director, Clinical Investigations in Health Promotion Sciences

Health Promotion Sciences Department

Drachman Hall
PO Box: 245209
Tucson AZ 85724
(520) 484-6600


"A Sandy Hook Mother's Mission to Create Safer Schools & Communities from the Inside Out", a presentation by Ms. Scarlett Lewis, Founder & Chief Movement Officer of the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement -- a no-cost infant, toddler, and pre-K through 12th grade social and emotional learning program that teaches children and adults how to choose love in any circumstance, helping them to become connected, resilient, and empowered.

Introduction by Dr. Heidi Pottinger of the University of Arizona Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health Department of Health Promotion Sciences and Executive Director of Child Health & Resilience Mastery (CHARM), the not-for-profit Arizona Ambassador of the Choose Love Movement.

Following this dynamic presentation is a Q&A with Choose Love Movement Founder Ms. Lewis and CHARM co-founders, Dr. Pottinger and Ms. Nisa Stover Talavera.

Skills and Expertise

Technical Skills:

SPSS,Stata,Database management, Regulatory Management of Clinical Trials

Research Skills:

Survey development,Ethnographic/qualitative research,Human Subjects / IRB,Study design; Preclinical research methods (biochemistry and molecular biology; animal models); Orthopedic Interventions; Pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions

Organizational Skills:

Participant recruitment,Policy development,Program management/coordination, Program planning,Publications,Working with vulnerable/under served populations,Binational collaboration,Budget and resource allocation,Clinical supervision,Cultural competency,Grant management,Grant proposal development

Workforce development/training/capacity building:

Public health education,Service learning

Language Skills:

Bilingual Spanish

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