David Olds, PhD
Dr. Olds examines preventive intervention early in the life course (pregnancy, infancy and toddlerhood) and the long-term effects on family and child function. His focus is on the prevention of child abuse, neglect, school failure, injuries, depression, anxiety and anti-social behavior in children.
- Professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Nursing, University of Colorado
- Professor of Community and Behavioral Health, Colorado School of Public Health
- Director, Prevention Research Center for Family and Child Health
- PhD, 1976, Cornell University, Human Development and Family Studies
- Welsh, B.C., Sullivan, C.J., & Olds, D.L. (2010). When early crime prevention goes to scale: A new look at the evidence. Prevention Science, 11(2), 115-125. doi:10.1007/s11121-009-0159-4
- Olds, D.L., Kitzman, H., Cole, R., Hanks, C., Arcoleao, K., Anson, E., ... Stevenson, A. (2010). Enduring effects of prenatal and infancy home visiting by nurses on maternal life course and government spending. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 164(5), 419-424.
- Zielinski, D.S., Eckenrode, J., & Olds, D.L. (2009). Nurse home visitation and the prevention of child maltreatment: Impact on the timing of official reports. Development and Psychopathology, 21, 441-453.
- Crittenden, C.P., Boris, N.W., Rice, J.C., Taylor, C.A., & Olds, D.L. (2009). The role of mental health factors, behavioral factors, and past experiences in the prediction of rapid repeat pregnancy in adolescence. Journal of Adolescent Health, 44(1), 25-32.
- Hicks, D., Larson, C., Nelson, C., Olds, D.L., & Johnston, E. (2008). The influence of collaboration on program outcomes: The Colorado nurse-family partnership. Evaluation Review, 32(5), 453-477.