Cary Cain, PhD, MPH, RN
Department or Service
- Texas Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine
|University of Texas at Arlington||bachelors||Bachelor of Science in Nursing||2001|
|University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health||masters||Master of Public Health||2012|
|University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Cizik School of Nursing||PhD||Doctor of Philosophy||2019|
I am interested in understanding and addressing gaps that result from familial, educational, and societal systems that fail to create conditions that promote healthy development for young children.
Public Health Nursing, Injury and Violence Prevention, Maternal and Child Health
Prevention of childhood adversity through addressing shared risk and protective factors such as social determinants of health, early brain development, and parental support.
|American Public Health Association||Maternal and Child Health. Public Health Nursing, and Injury Control and Emergency Health Services, Member|
|Harris County Child Fatality Review Team||Member|
|Safe Kids Greater Houston Coalition||Member|
|Safe States Alliance||Member|
|Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society||Membership Chair|
|Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR)||Member|
|Society for Research in Child Development||Member|
|Texas Injury Prevention Leadership Collaborative||Strategy Team Leader|
Cain, C.M., Pollok, L., Rodriguez, M., Edwards, C., & Cumpsty-Fowler, C. (2019). Evaluation of the Texas Injury Prevention Leadership Collaborative essential leadership skills training. Texas Public Health Journal 71(2), 19-22.
Cain, C.M., Lopez, K.K., & Levine, S. (2018). Resiliency in children and adolescents. In M.W. Kline (Ed.) Rudolph's Pediatrics (23rd ed.) (Chapter 29). New York: McGraw Hill Medical.
Cain, C.M. and Van Horne, B.S. (2017). Current challenges in addressing the realities of poverty and inequality in families with young children: A call for both policy and intervention. American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) Advisor, 29(2), 3-13.
Lopez, K.K. & Cain, C.M. (2017). A public health approach to prevent child abuse and neglect fatalities: Summary of 'Within our reach: A national strategy to eliminate child abuse and neglect fatalities.’ American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) Alert, 8(3), 1-4.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholar (2016-2019)
Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Community Health and Service Award (2019)
Sigma Theta Tau, Zeta Pi, PhD Student Award for Excellence in Nursing (2018)
Sigma Theta Tau International Edith Anderson Leadership Education Award (2018)