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Erika Tullberg, MPA, MPH

Research Assistant Professor
Erika  Tullberg, MPA, MPH

Ms. Tullberg is a research assistant professor in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine and a member of the Center for Stress, Trauma and Resilience. Her work is focused on children and families that have experienced abuse and maltreatment.

She is the principal investigator and director of the Administration for Children and Families-funded Atlas Project, a collaboration between the Child Study Center, the New York City Administration for Children's Services, and the New York State Office of Children and Family Services focused on identifying and addressing trauma and other mental health needs of children, families, and staff in the New York State child welfare system. She is also the associate director of a SAMHSA-funded National Child Traumatic Stress Network Treatment and Services Adaptation Center focused on developing and promoting trauma-informed child welfare practice nationally.

Ms. Tullberg earned her MPH at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, her MPA at the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, and her BA at Columbia College.

Prior to joining NYU, Ms. Tullberg was the assistant commissioner for clinical policy for the New York City Administration for Children's Services, where she led a multi-disciplinary department that planned, implemented, and oversaw program and policy development within New York City's child welfare system in the areas of domestic violence, health, mental health, and substance abuse.

Ms. Tullberg has written and presented extensively on trauma-informed child welfare practice, with a focus on how trauma impacts parenting and child safety, and secondary traumatic stress experienced by child welfare staff.