Interim Executive Director | Nevada Institute for Children’s Research & Policy
Bio: Amanda Haboush-Deloye earned her Ph.D. in experimental psychology and her Master of Arts in clinical psychology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Amanda’s research background is on mental health in adolescent and adult populations with an emphasis on improving research methods to be more culturally appropriate. As a researcher at NICRP, she has designed and implemented many research projects regarding children’s physical health, mental health, and education, as well as lead children’s advocacy initiatives such as Every Child Matters in Nevada and Prevent Child Abuse Nevada. Being a Las Vegas native, Amanda aims to create a healthier community where families and children are a priority.
Target Populations: Children, School Aged-Children, Teens, Young Adult, Adults, LGBTQ+, Disabled, African American Populations, Hispanic/Latinx Populations, Asian Populations, Pacific Islander Populations, Native American Populations, Low Income, Immigrants, Refugees, Undocumented
Research/Focal Areas:Built Environment, Child Welfare, Children’s Health, Communicable Diseases, Community Organizing, Criminal/Juvenile Justice, Education, Employment, Family Health, Harm Reduction, HealthCare, Health Equity, Housing, Injury Prevention, Mental Health, Public Policy, Reproductive and Sexual Health, Substance Abuse/Misuse, Suicide, Violence and Trauma