Samantha Ciaravino is a research scientist within the reproductive health and family formation program area at Child Trends. In this capacity, Sam contributes to a variety of projects focused on promoting healthy marriage and co-parenting relationships and teen pregnancy prevention. She earned a Master of Public Health degree with a focus on Behavioral and Community Health Sciences from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to joining Child Trends, Sam worked as a clinical research coordinator at the University of Pittsburgh, where she oversaw the evaluation of several school and community-based violence prevention programs. Sam’s graduate studies and prior work experience have provided her training in both quantitative and qualitative research methods as well as project management. She is particularly interested in male engagement in initiatives and programming aimed at violence prevention and promoting healthy relationships.