Dr. Andra Tharp

Special guest

Dr. Andra Teten Tharp is the Senior Prevention Advisor for the U.S. Department of Defense Office of Force Resiliency and Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office.

From 2015-2019, Dr. Tharp served as the Senior Prevention Advisor for the US Air Force Integrated Resilience Office, and from 2008-2015 worked in the Division of Violence Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA. At CDC she held the positions of Behavioral Scientist, Senior Health Scientist, and Acting Chief of the Research and Evaluation Branch.

Dr. Tharp has over 80 publications in the areas of trauma and violence, has made numerous presentations at international, national, state or local conferences or meetings, and has received many awards for her work in violence prevention. She has provided clinical care and conducted research with survivors of trauma as well as violence perpetrators. Dr. Tharp is a licensed clinical psychologist and Clinical Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine.

Dr. Andra Tharp has been a guest on 1 episode.