Tricia Gardner, JD, is an Associate Professor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in the Department of Pediatrics, and a licensed attorney.  She currently serves as the Administrator and Director of Professional Education for the Section of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.   She also serves on the Oklahoma Children’s Hospital Child Protection Committee and is a member of the Steering Committee for the National Center for the Review and Prevention of Child Deaths.


Currently, Ms. Gardner is the President of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) and Chair of the APSAC Task Force on Child Fatalities.  She is also Co-Chair of the APSAC Professional Education Committee, as well as a participating member on the Amicus and Policy Committee.


In the past, Ms. Gardner serviced as Director of the Child Welfare Training Program for the State of Oklahoma and Administrator of the Oklahoma Child Death Review Board. In addition, she has been an Adjunct Professor for the University Of Oklahoma College Of Law and provided instruction for the Interdisciplinary Training Program on Child Abuse and Neglect.




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