Jennie Noll

Jennie
Noll

Professor of Human Development and Family Studies,
Director, Child Maltreatment Solutions Network

Expertise:

  • Health & Medicine
  • Social Sciences

Focus Areas:

  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Human Development
  • Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Research to Policy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Family Dynamics
  • Population Research

In The Media:

About

  • Noll is interested in the midlife reversibility of neurocognitive deficits in stress exposed populations, propensity for abused and neglected teens to engage in high-risk internet and social media behaviors, and policies and programs for the prevention of child maltreatment
  • Founder and Director of the Center for Healthy Children, the first national center for child maltreatment research

​Jennie Noll is a professor of human development and family studies, and Director of the Child Maltreatment Solutions Network. Noll’s research focuses on pathways to teen pregnancy and high-risk sexual behaviors for abused and neglected youth, as well as the long-term adverse health outcomes for victims of child sexual abuse. She is the founder and director of the Center for Healthy Children, the first national center for child maltreatment research.

In The Media

“The pathway for foster youth is quite difficult. Many of them drop out of high school, many of them go on to have some homelessness or some other sorts of problems like substance use, teen pregnancy, HIV." -Jennie Noll

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