Janis Whitlock, Ph.D., MPH (Director)
Julia Chapman (Lab Coordinator)
Janis Whitlock, Ph.D., MPH is the Director of the Cornell Research Program on Self-Injurious Behaviors. Janis has worked extensively in the area of adolescent and women’s health and possesses formal training in Public Health and Human Development. She is particularly interested in the social, cultural, and contextual factors which influence adolescent development and identity formation. She has published in the areas of adolescent connectedness to school and community and, more recently, in self-injurious behavior in adolescents and young adults.
Julia Chapman is the lab coordinator for the Cornell Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery, providing research and coordination support to the program. Julia has a BA in Psychology from the University of Rochester and experience working in research and clinical settings. She is especially interested in how trauma relates to adolescent development and the development of eating disorders, and hopes to pursue a Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology in the future.