Ms. Corden was the Director of Services at the Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies (CBITs) of Northwestern University's Department of Preventive Medicine. She led the Behavioral Intervention Technologies (BIT) development team in providing expertise on the design of behavioral intervention systems. She directed pilot testing of intervention material to translate qualitative findings into usable, understandable intervention content and design. She oversaw all active projects and acted as lead Project Manager. Additionally, she provided consultation to investigators who are interested in developing BITs, as well as assisted in the preparation and writing of grant applications.
Ms. Corden received her M.P.H from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is also certified in Public Health and has obtained certificates in Project Management and Mobile App Development from Northwestern University. Her experiences in sustainable behavior change research spans tool validation, intervention development, recruitment strategies, program evaluation, database development, data analysis, as well as research implications for policy. She has gained this expertise working on projects domestically, as well as internationally, in a variety of health related areas with the most recent focusing on health disparities among African American and Latino adolescents, depression, and HIV/AIDS. Ms. Corden's emphasis continues to be on prevention and wellness programs and the implementation and dissemination of evidence-based, behavioral interventions.
Ms. Corden was a Latin-MH member from 2015 to 2016.