Melissa Davey-Rothwell, PhD, MPH

Melissa Davey-Rothwell

​Areas of Expertise: Implementation science, Social networks and norms, Health disparities

Dr. Melissa Davey-Rothwell is a Senior Scientist at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and leads the Implementation Research component of the CROWN Project. Dr. Davey-Rothwell completed her doctoral degree from the Department of Health, Behavior and Society at Hopkins in 2007.  Her work primarily focuses on implementation science and social network research. Her primary research interests include substance use, mental health, and community interventions. Another major focus of her research is on individual, social-network, and structural factors associated with health disparities, neighborhoods, and behaviors such as alcohol and drug use and sexual practices. She has conducted the implementation evaluation of an evidence-based intervention in community settings, a drop-in center for female sex workers, and a biobehavioral intervention targeting HIV and HCV co-morbidity which is being adapted for young people who use opiates.