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Melissa Cowart-Osborne

Project Coordinator

MPH, 2012, Georgia State University
B.A., 2007, Berry College, Sociology


Melissa Cowart-Osborne is a Project Coordinator in the National SafeCare Training and Research Center (NSTRC), which is housed in the Center for Healthy Development in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University (GSU), where she coordinates two NIH-funded grants focused on using technology-enhanced versions of SafeCare.

Prior to joining the staff at GSU, Melissa worked for the Department of Family and Children Services as a Social Services Case Manager in the Investigation Unit, where she met with families to address allegations of child abuse and neglect.  While completing her graduate work, she was a Graduate Research Assistant at NSTRC during which she was assisted in coordinating a randomized controlled trial of SafeCare.