Judy Myers joined CYFC in September 2010. Judy works to foster connections between research and practice, especially as this applies to children’s mental health, health disparities, and diversity. She plans and develops the annual Lessons from the Field series and is a leader in building partnerships with schools to develop trauma informed school environments.

Previously Judy worked at the University of Minnesota in the School of Nursing as a teaching specialist and at Georgia Perimeter College in Atlanta as an assistant professor of nursing. She has many years of experience as a psychiatric nurse. As a clinical nurse specialist in child and adolescent psychiatric and mental health nursing, she worked with homeless families and uninsured children in several Atlanta city public schools.

Judy earned her Masters degree in Nursing from Georgia State University Atlanta.

Areas of focus: children’s mental health, health disparities, diversity