Dr. Caroline C. Piotrowski - Biography
Dr. Caroline Piotrowski earned her Bachelor and Master’s degrees in developmental psychology from the University of Waterloo, her PhD in Human Development and Family Studies from the Pennsylvania State University, and her MPH in Health Promotion from San Diego State University. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences, a Scientist at Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba and Director of the Violence and Injury Prevention Research Group at the University of Manitoba. Her areas of expertise include the effects of exposure to intimate partner violence on siblings, resilience in children, child injuries at home, and predictors and outcomes of sibling violence. She is particularly interested in how the social determinants of health interact with family factors to influence risk and protective factors for violence and injury. She has collaborated with provincial and national research teams concerning child injury prevention, the evaluation of legislation concerning booster seat and bicycle helmet usage, and the shared determinants of violence and injury across the life course.