Yale School of Nursing, Yale University's Graduate Nursing Programs

Barbara Guthrie Investigating Child Exploitation

January 19, 2012

guthrie.Barbara Guthrie, PhD, RN, FAAN, YSN Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, has been named to a committee formed by the Institute of Medicine, the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences, and the National Research Council. The committee was formed at the request of the U.S. Department of Justice to conduct a study of sex trafficking of children in the United States. Guthrie is part of a panel of experts who will review relevant research and inform future policy and practices within law enforcement, human services, and health care agencies.

In 2009, Dr. Guthrie was named to a five-year term on the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research, the principal advisory board for the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), a component of the National Institutes of Health.

In addition, Guthrie recently was appointed the Institutional Representative for Yale to the Connecticut Network for Women in Higher Education.