Dawn Goddard-Eckrich, MSS, Doctorate Candidate – Project Director – has over 13 years experience in project management at the Social Intervention Group. She is responsible for implementation, overseeing data collection and adherence of various study protocols and has also assisted in some intervention development and adaptation. Since 2003, Dawn has been involved in project coordination and management of the African American Couple’s Study, (Project EBAN) and three NIDA-funded studies, Project WINGS, Project WORTH and is currently managing Project PACT. She is currently completing a doctorate in Health & Behavior Studies at Columbia University’s Teacher’s College. Dawn holds a Master’s degree in Social Sciences from University of Colorado, Denver (2000) and BA in Journalism from CUNY (1998).