Senior Research Scientist
Education Development Center
Dr. Shai Fuxman, a Senior Research Scientist with the Education Development Center, is an experienced researcher in the fields of public health and education. He is an experience training and technical assistance provider, focusing on supporting the substance abuse prevention efforts of the state, tribal, and local public health and education agencies. Fuxman co-leads EDC’s opioid working group—a multidisciplinary group of experts focused on identifying and disseminating effective programs and strategies to support communities affected by the opioid crisis.
He has presented to various audiences on risky and protective factors related to opioid misuse, as well as effective strategies for reducing opioid misuse. His subject and skill expertise include positive and healthy youth development, program evaluation, and culturally responsive approaches to health promotion. He has published articles on efforts to engage parents and youth in efforts to reduce risky behaviors among youth. He earned his doctorate and master’s degrees in education from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education and his bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University.
Tuesday, April 23
11:15 AM – 12:30 PM