Case Western Reserve University
Dr. Megan R. Holmes PhD, MSW, LISW-S is an Associate Professor of Social Work and Founding Director of the Center on Trauma and Adversity in the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University. The overarching goal of Dr. Holmes’s work is to contribute to the optimal development of children who have been exposed to domestic violence by identifying risk and protective factors that will be translated into interventions. Her current research also focuses on creating community and system responses to trauma that promotes relational health and healing throughout Cleveland and the state of Ohio. At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Holmes launched a program of research examining the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health among adults and children.