Dr. Heather Terral
Heather is a prevention scientist with a focus on health promotion and equity. She earned her MS and Ph.D. in prevention science from the University of Oregon and currently lives in Portland, Oregon. She is also an experienced human services educator with a passion for supporting student learning and development, especially in research and methods. Her research at the policy-level has examined how racial, rural, and class disparities were present in policies informing Oregon school wellness environments. She is currently supporting data analysis on the Community Prevention and Wellness Initiative and the Culture, Longitudinal Patterns, and Safety Promotion of Handgun Carrying Among Rural Adolescents projects.