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

MDiv, Weston Jesuit School of Theology
MPH, Boston University School of Public Health
ThM, Weston Jesuit 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




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  1. Nissen LB, Merrigan D, Schubert K. Editors for Special Edition of Children and Youth Services Review. Reclaiming Futures: Communities Helping Teens Overcome Alcohol, Drugs and Crime – A National Initiative at Ten Years: Reflections, Lessons, and the Road Ahead, in press. 2011.
  2. Nissen L., Merrigan D. More treatment, better treatment, beyond treatment: Conceptual and structural foundations of the Reclaiming Futures model. Children and Youth Services Review, in press. 2011.
  3. Cavanaugh D., Kraft K, Muck R, Merrigan D. State level development of the treatment system for adolescents with substance use disorders. Children and Youth Services Review, in press. 2011.
  4. Nissen LB, Merrigan D, Schubert K. Editors for Special Edition of Children and Youth Services Review: Reclaiming Futures: Ten Years of Lessons, Progress and the Road Ahead. Children and Youth Services Review. 2011; 33(1).
  5. Nissen LB, Merrigan D. Helping substance-involved young people in juvenile justice be successful: Conceptual and structural foundations of the Reclaiming Futures model. Children and Youth Services Review. 2011; 33(1):s3-s8.
  6. Nissen L, Merrigan D. The development and evolution of reclaiming futures at the ten-year mark: reflections and recommendations. Children and Youth Services Review. 2011; 33(1):9-15.
  7. Cavanaugh D, Kraft K, Muck R, Merrigan D. Toward an effective treatment system for adolescents with substance use disorders: The role of the states. Children and Youth Services Review. 2011; 33(1):16-22.
  8. Merrigan, D ; Roman, J; Schubert, K. How to Implement a Model to Get Youth Off Drugs and Out of Crime Permanent Link. 2008. View Publication
  9. Nissen, L.B., Butts, J.A., Merrigan, D., & Kraft, M.K. The RWJF Reclaiming Futures initiative: Improving interventions for justice-involved youth. National Council for Juvenile and Family Court Judges Journal. 2006; 57(4):39-52.
  10. Nissen, L.B., Butts, J.A., Merrigan, D., & Kraft, M.K. The RWJF Reclaiming Futures initiative: Improving interventions for justice-involved youth. National Council for Juvenile and Family Court Judges Journal. 2006; 57(4):39-52.
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Bar chart showing 26 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2011

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