Scientist, author, professor, dog musher, and founder of the Alaska Family Violence Prevention Project, Dr. Linda Chamberlain is an internationally recognized keynote speaker and champion for health issues related to domestic violence, children exposed to violence, brain development and trauma, and the amazing adolescent brain. She is known for her abilities to translate science into practical information with diverse audiences and convey a message of hope and opportunity. Dr. Chamberlain holds faculty appointments at the University of Alaska and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She earned public health degrees from Yale School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins University. The author of numerous publications and resources including the Public Health Toolkit and the Amazing Brain booklet series, she is also co-author of Addressing Intimate Partner Violence, Reproductive Health and Sexual Coercion Guidelines and a national train-the-trainer curriculum on domestic violence for home visitation programs. Awards and recognition for her work include a National Kellogg Leadership Fellowship, an Alaska Women of Achievement Award and being the Inaugural Scattergood Foundation Scholar. Living on a rural homestead outside of Homer, Alaska with her husband and dog team, she teaches an on-line graduate course on leadership and teamwork that incorporates lessons from the trail based on her experiences as a dog musher.

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