Prevention Scientist Seminar with Damon Jones, Ph.D.: Lessons from Economics

Damon Jones, Ph.D., Assistant Research Professor and Senior Research Associate, Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, The Pennsylvania State University

  • Tuesday January 29, 2019 from 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
  • 312 Biobehavioral Health Building

About the Speaker: Damon Jones, Ph.D., has been with the Prevention Research Center since 2009, serving as a program evaluator and methodologist for several family and youth behavioral interventions and prevention programs. His areas of interest include the use of appropriate methodology in the

behavioral sciences, and economic evaluation of effective programs in social policy and program evaluation in general so that more of the best programs can reach more people. He is interested in understanding the public costs associated with behavior disorders, and has authored several publications on the potential economic value of effective efforts to improve developmental outcomes in children and youth. He has several years of experience with cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit assessments as well as overseeing several project resource evaluations.