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Alyssa Lederer PhD, MPH, MCHES

Specialty Areas:

Sexual Health, School/Collegiate Environments, Evaluation

VPI Core Areas

VPI Core Areas: #Sexual Violence

Angles of Approach

#Prevention Intervention


Dr. Alyssa Lederer is an applied behavioral scientist and health education specialist. Much of her work has focused on enhancing young people's health through the design and evaluation of theory- and evidence-informed interventions, especially in the area of sexual health. She recently examined the impact of graphic images of sexually transmitted infections in sexuality education via a randomized controlled trial. Lederer's current violence prevention-related activities include organizing a gun violence prevention panel for National Health Education Week and conducting a mixed methods evaluation of a new curricular intervention related to sexuality and sexual violence at Tulane University. 


Publications: NCBI

Selected Publications:

Dr. Lederer's School of Public Health profile page