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Rashelle Musci

RASHELLE MUSCI, PhD, is The Dr. Ali and Rose Kawi Professor in Mental Health. Dr. Musci is an expert in prevention science, child mental health, and quantitative methods and measurement in public health. Her research focuses on advanced latent variable methodology for use in developmental science; exploring the intergenerational transmission of self-regulation and how that transmission may be impacted by universal prevention programming; and understanding individual differences in prevention and intervention effects, particularly those differences that can be attributed to genetic influences.

Dr. Musci has demonstrated her expertise and enthusiasm for prevention science, public mental health, child development, statistical methods, team collaborations, and education. She is PI and co-investigator on multiple of NIH grants, has played a key role in the Environment and Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Data Analysis Center at Hopkins in the neurodevelopmental disorders area, has taken on leadership roles nationally in the area of prevention science, and has developed a measurement course as well as leading a year-long seminar on methods in mental health. She has excelled in each area, including recognition through our Advising, Mentoring, and Teaching Recognition Award (AMTRA).

Dr. Musci holds a doctoral degree in Human Development, as well as a Master of Science in Child Development and Bachelor of Science in Neurobiology, Physiology & Behavior from the University of California, Davis. She completed two post-doctoral fellowships in Prevention Science (NIMH T32) and Adolescent Health (Leadership and Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) Award) at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine before joining our faculty.