DrPH, Public Health, Georgia State University, 2021
MPH, Health Promotion & Behavior, Georgia State University, 2014
BS in Health Promotion & Behavior, University of Georgia, 2011
Dr. Jyll Walsh is the Assistant Director for Prevent Child Abuse Georgia, housed in the Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development at Georgia State University’s School of Public Health. In her role, she provides oversight of PCA Georgia’s primary prevention initiatives and serves as a subject matter expert on child abuse and neglect prevention. She also works to educate and advocate for programs and policies that strengthen families, particularly around economic justice.
Previously, Jyll was an ORISE fellow at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, where she supported communication efforts related to the “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” program for parents of children with developmental delays. She has also worked with Strengthening Families Georgia to manage their statewide training program.