Professor, Health Promotion and Education, University of Cincinnati, OH USA.
Dr. Rebecca A. Vidourek, PhD, CHES is a Professor and Graduate Program Director of Health Promotion and Education at the University of Cincinnati. In addition, she serves as Associate Director of the Center for Prevention Science at the University of Cincinnati. She received her PhD in Health Education from the University of Cincinnati. Her research emphases include child/adolescent health risk behavior, substance abuse prevention, mental health promotion, violence prevention, and positive youth development. Dr. Vidourek has greater than 150 peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Vidourek regularly assists numerous schools, communities, coalitions, and agencies in establishing child and adolescent health programming and continues to advocate for initiatives that will improve the health and well-being of youth. Dr. Vidourek is committed to helping schools, parents and communities in building protective factors and reducing risky behaviors among youth.