Mark Chaffin joins School of Public Health

Mark Chaffin, founding editor of Child Maltreatment and Fellow of the American Psychological Association, has joined Georgia State University’s School of Public Health by a Second Century Initiative (2Cl) faculty position. Chaffin will be housed in the university’s Center for Healthy Development.

Chaffin is currently a psychologist and professor of pediatrics in the Health Sciences Center at the University of Oklahoma

“He was the primary investigator on the largest and longest treatment outcome trial in the field of child maltreatment, studying some 2,200 families statewide in Oklahoma over seven years and employing the SafeCare service model now headquartered at Georgia State,” the School of Public Health’s website states.