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Cris Henderson
IU Bloomington

Cris Henderson

School of Public Health

Expert Bio

Cris Henderson works as a research associate for Prevention Insights at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington. Previously, they oversaw the Indiana State Department of Health’s Rapid Response Pilot Project.

They worked with six pilot county health departments, providing guidance and support as each strove to address the opioid crisis in their communities. Henderson also developed the statewide RRP Toolkit used to narrow one’s search for opioid-related prevention and intervention resources.

Henderson earned a master’s in applied communication studies and master’s in public health from Indiana University.

Areas of Expertise

Opioid crisis and use of data and technology to combat opioid crisis; opioid and substance use prevention and intervention at the local level; project management and oversight related to opioid and substance use prevention and intervention; communication strategies, community outreach and engagement; training and development; youth and civic engagement.

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