Daniel M. Merrigan, EdD
Associate Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Community Health Sciences

MDiv, Weston School of Theology
MPH, Boston University School of Public Health
ThM, Weston School of Theology
MEd, North Adams State College
EdD, Boston University



Dan Merrigan is Associate Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the Department of Community Health Sciences.

Dan was the founding director of the New England Alliance for Public Health Workforce Development and Director of the HIV/AIDS and Substance Abuse Certificate Education Program. Both projects provide innovative education/training that improve local public health infrastructure by increasing the skills and competencies of the currently employed public health workforce. Dan has been engaged in numerous research, education, training and leadership development initiatives for the past 30 years including two Robert Wood Johnson Foundation programs, the Join Together National Leadership Fellowship and the Reclaiming Futures National Leadership Fellowship. These initiatives promote shared local leadership and community-based solutions that address substance abuse, juvenile justice, public safety, emergency preparedness and other local public health issues. Dan has broad experience facilitating leadership collaborations among grassroots groups, policy advocates, the justice system, human service providers, and other community stakeholders including the business and faith community to adopt innovations that improve and protect community health. Dr. Merrigan has been a Fellow in the National Leadership Program funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. He holds Th.M. and M.Div. degrees from the Jesuit Weston School of Theology; M.P.H. and Ed.D. degrees from Boston University, an M.Ed. from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and a B.S. from Villanova University. He was also a Jesuit priest for twenty years.


New England Alliance for Public Health Workforce Development
09/01/2003 - 08/31/2005 (PI)
ASPH

Emergency Preparedness Region 4B
06/30/2004 - 06/30/2005 (PI)
Cambridge Public Health Department

Massachusetts Regional Public Health Leadership Forum
10/01/1999 - 09/30/2004 (PI)
ASPH HHS CDC

Local Public Health Course
03/15/2004 - 08/31/2004 (PI)
Comm. of Mass./Department of Public Health HHS CDC




Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Atchison C, Boatright DT, Merrigan D, Quill BE, Whittaker C, Vickery AR, Aglipay GS. Demonstrating excellence in practice-based teaching for public health. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2006 Jan-Feb; 12(1):15-21. PMID: 16340509.
  2. Nissen LB, Merrigan DM, Kraft MK. Moving mountains together: strategic community leadership and systems change. Child Welfare. 2005 Mar-Apr; 84(2):123-40. PMID: 15828404.
  3. Allaire SH, Evans SR, LaValley MP, Merrigan DM. Use of the Americans with Disabilities Act by persons with rheumatic diseases and factors associated with use. Arthritis Rheum. 2001 Apr; 45(2):174-82.View Related Profiles. PMID: 11324782.

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Bar chart showing 3 publications over 3 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 2001 and 2005 and 2006

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