Johanna Elumn Madera
Johanna Elumn Madera, MSW, PhD is Associate Research Scientist at the Yale School of Medicine. She has served as director of several projects including Women on the Road to Health (WORTH Transitions) and The Share Project (TSP) and is a member of the Transitions Clinic-New Haven team. As a social worker, her direct service experience focused on designing, evaluating, and implementing services for those involved in the criminal justice system at all stages of their contact, from pre-arrest to reentry. Dr. Elumn Madera’s research interests focus on the impact of violence, trauma, and the criminal justice system on the health and mental health of individuals, families and communities using CBPR approaches.