Science Director Named
Carol W. Metzler, Ph.D., was hired in December, 2012 to the new position of Science Director at ORI. Metzler joined ORI in 1990 and has been an ORI scientist since 1993. She was Chair of the ORI Transition Task Force which in 2011 articulated ORI’s current scientific and organizational goals and put into place a new leadership structure. Dr. Metzler’s research interests include evaluating the efficacy of family- and school-level interventions for reducing or preventing behavior problems in children and youth. She is also engaged in efforts to summarize what is known about evidence-based programs for children and families and to investigate how these programs can be effectively moved into practice and affect policy.