Nathan Hansen is a co-investigator for the Pregnancy Resource Center Evaluation. In addition, Hansen is a professor and department head in the Department of Health Promotion and Behavior at The University of Georgia College of Public Health. Prior to joining the College of Public Health, Hansen was an associate professor of Psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine and former director of HIV Prevention and Mental Health research at the Yale University Consultation Center. Hansen has extensive experience in intervention development and has served as an investigator on several NIH-funded trials on topics such as mental health and the impact of trauma. His research interests include HIV prevention, interpersonal violence, and the intersection of mental health and HIV risk and infection.
Hansen received a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Brigham Young University in 2000. In addition, he completed a postdoctoral fellowship in health psychology at Yale University in 2002.