Deborah Gorman-Smith, professor at the School of Social Service Administration and principal investigator and director of the Chicago Center for Youth Violence Prevention, has been named the Emily Klein Gidwitz Professor.
“I’ve learned that research is a lot of work and it takes a long time to do. From the protocol, to developing instruments, to recruiting participants. This has been a real eye-opener. But all of this hard work [for Project READY] is gratifying as this research is important. It will help inform those of us who are clinicians. And it’s going to save lives.”