Background and Professional Interests
Courtney Rose Moore is a graduate student in the joint MPH/PhD program in the School of Preventative Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center and the Department of Applied Behavioral Science at KU. She received her Master’s degree in Behavioral Science in 2015.
Courtney serves on the Youth Development and Prevention Team of the KU Work Group. She provides training, technical, and evaluation support to the Kansas City Metropolitan Crime Commission’s Second Chance Re-entry Program and the Kansas City Health Department’s Aim4Peace violence prevention program. Courtney also supports the development, assessment, planning, and evaluation of the Kansas City Violence and Trauma Response Network.
Courtney’s research interests include evaluating programs and policies using behavior analytic and public health models; advancing injury, trauma, and violence prevention; improving law enforcement and criminal justice practices; and enhancing re-entry supports for vulnerable populations. Her current research involves using behavioral neuroscience to examine reinforcer pathology exhibited by individuals who have been convicted of criminal offenses.
Courtney is humbled and grateful to be a part of the KU Work Group for Community Health and Development, supervised by Dr. Jomella Watson-Thompson.