Prior Education: BA in Sociology and Psychology, Trinity College and an MSW in Casework and Groupwork, Boston University School of Social Work
Research Interests: Biopsychosocial determinants of health and mental health, and in clinical interventions and public health efforts to address health disparities, health care access, health literacy, and improved health outcomes in this population
Mentor: Eric Mick ScD
Dissertation: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Screen Time, Physical Activity, and Diet Quality
Post Graduation: Associate Director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center. Within the Shriver Center, Dr. Curtin is the Director of the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) and the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) programs.
Dr. Curtin is currently a Research Assistant Professor of Family Medicine & Community Health at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She is also a Lecturer in Pediatrics at the Tufts University School of Medicine and an Instructor at the Sawyer Business School at Suffolk University.