Rachel Davis is a managing director at Prevention Institute, a national public health nonprofit. In this capacity, she is on the senior management team and oversees all of the Institute’s health equity, violence prevention, and trauma work, spanning child abuse and maltreatment, domestic and sexual violence, youth and community violence, and mental health. She has directed several U.S. federally-funded projects, including the UNITY initiative, which was funded by CDC over two consecutive cooperative agreements. This national initiative advances a public health approach to violence prevention, providing training and technical assistance to cities and health departments around the country. Ms. Davis has facilitated multiple strategic planning processes in communities around the country to prevent violence, reduce trauma, and advance health equity. She regularly speaks nationally and delivers training on prevention. For the U.S. Office of Minority Health, Ms. Davis developed THRIVE, a community resilience assessment tool that links community conditions to health, mental health, and safety. She was the lead author of a Prevention Institute landscape analysis on men’s mental health and well-being conducted for the Movember Foundation. She provides training and consultation to mental health grantees on the Making Connections for Mental Health and Wellbeing Among Men and Boys initiative, which emerged from the landscape report findings. Ms. Davis is a steering committee member of the California Essentials for Childhood initiative (CDC-funded initiative on child maltreatment) and chaired the advisory board of the California Cities Gang Prevention Network. Prior to joining Prevention Institute in 1997, Ms. Davis had extensive experience as a social worker for the San Francisco Unified School District. Ms. Davis received her MSW from UC Berkeley’s School of Social Welfare. She has written for, and been interviewed by, NPR, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, NBC, USA Today, and many more.