Dr. Victoria Scott earned her Ph.D. in Clinical-Community Psychology and Masters in Business Administration (M.B.A.) from the University of South Carolina. Focused on systems-level capacity building and organizational development, her research involves interdisciplinary approaches to promote individual and collective wellness. Dr. Scott works primarily with healthcare systems and community-based organizations. She is particularly interested in a) supporting breastfeeding through community, healthcare system, and workplace interventions; b) building organizational readiness in non-profit and for-profit organizations; c) the science and art of implementation science and quality improvement.
In 2015, Dr. Scott received the Society for Community Research and Action Early Career Award in honor of her commitment to developing and promoting the field of community psychology. She also received the Don Klein Publication Award to Advance Community Psychology Practice for her co-edited book: Community Psychology: Foundations for Practice, which aims to further the competencies of professionals who work in community settings.
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