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2017 Scholars

Danielle Davidov, PhD

Danielle Davidov


Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at West Virginia University

Danielle Davidov is Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at West Virginia University (WVU) and has a secondary appointment within the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the WVU School of Public Health where she teaches Intervention Design and Qualitative Research Methods. Dr. Davidov completed a mixed methods dissertation project focused on mandatory reporting of intimate partner violence and children’s exposure to intimate partner violence within the context of the Nurse-Family Partnership home visitation program. She has served as a trainee in three federally funded training programs:  1) Research Training Program in the Behavioral and Biomedical Sciences (NIGMS T32),2) Building Careers for Research in Child Maltreatment and Intimate Partner Violence:  Early Career Scholar Interdisciplinary Training Program (NICHD R25), and 3) the Canadian-Institutes of Health-sponsored Preventing Violence Across the Lifespan (PreVAiL) Research Network. Since 2012, she has received a continuous Loan Repayment Program Award from the National Institutes of Minority Health and Health Disparities to study intimate partner violence in the Appalachian region. Most recently, Dr. Davidov was selected as a West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute Research Scholar, which provides support and additional training and mentorship related to clinical and translational research. Her current line of research involves addressing intimate partner and sexual violence in home visitation, healthcare, and college settings.