Faculty Affiliate Amelia R. Gavin received her PhD in Social Work and Political Science from the University of Michigan and is currently an assistant professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Washington. Her primary research examines the etiological pathways to preterm birth and low birth weight from a life-course perspective. She also studies the social, structural, and cultural contexts associated with different health outcomes, especially among racial and ethnic groups. She has published in a wide range of journals including Psychological Medicine, General Hospital Psychiatry, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, American Journal of Public Health, Archives of General Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Journal of Women’s Health, and Public Health Reports. In 2005, Amelia received a five-year NIH clinical training grant award to fund the Depression and Anxiety in Pregnancy Study.