Lindsay M. Cannon Receives Worcester/Whatley/Leavitt Award

Lindsay Cannon headshotLindsay M. Cannon, MPH, MSW, has received the Worcester/Whatley/Leavitt Award. Lindsay is a first-year PhD student in the Department of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She is also affiliated with the Center for Demography and Ecology. Lindsay’s work focuses on the intersection between sexual and reproductive health, gender-based violence, and substance use applying trauma-informed, survivor-centered, and reproductive justice frameworks. Lindsay holds a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Michigan in Health Behavior and Health Education and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan in Mental Health Interpersonal Practice. Lindsay received undergraduate degrees in Neuroscience and Psychology with Honors and Research Distinction from The Ohio State University, where she also minored in Criminology. Lindsay has volunteered as an advocate for sexual violence and intimate partner violence survivors for 9 years and has facilitated support groups for women who have experienced intimate partner violence who are currently incarcerated.