Richard Puddy, PhD, MPH
Dr. Puddy has over 20 years of experience working to prevent child maltreatment, suicide, youth violence, intimate partner violence, and sexual violence. Prior to joining the CDC in 2007, Dr. Puddy completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Penn State University's Prevention Research Center and served as a faculty member at the University of South Florida's Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute.
- Branch Chief, Program Implementation and Dissemination Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- PhD, University of Kansas, Clinical Child Psychology
- MPH, University of Kansas Medical Center
- Goldston, D. B., Walrath, C. M., McKeon, R., Puddy, R. W., Lubell, K. M., Potter, L. B., & Rodi, M. S. (2010). The Garrett Lee Smith memorial suicide prevention program. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 40(3), 245-256.
- Kaminski, J. W., Puddy, R. W., Hall, D. M., Cashman, S. Y., Crosby, A. E., & Ortega, L. A. (2010). The relative influence of different domains of social connectedness on self-directed violence in adolescence. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 39(5), 460-473.
- Feinberg, M. E., Gomez, B. J., Puddy, R. W., & Greenberg, M. T. (2008). Evaluation and community prevention coalitions: Validation of an integrated Web-based/technical assistance consultant model. Health Education and Behavior, 35(1), 9-21.
- Vernberg, E. M., Jacobs, A. K., Nyre, J. E., Puddy, R. W., & Roberts, M. C. (2004). Innovative treatment for children with serious emotional disturbance: Preliminary outcomes for a school-based intensive mental health program. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 33(2), 359-365.
- Career Advice: Mentors and Learning from other Fields
- Expanding the Definition of Evidence
- Implementing Interventions Requires a Non-Linear Approach
- Opportunities in Implementation Science
- The Role of the CDC Implementation and Dissemination Branch