Stacey B. Plichta

Dr. Stacey B. Plichta is a Full Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management. Currently, her work centers on the occupational health and well-being of Adult Protective Services and similar professions. She is exploring the use of integrative medicine and self-care as a method of mitigating work-related stress in this group. Previous work focuses on intimate partner violence, sexual assault and the interactions of victim/survivors with the healthcare system. She has (co) authored over 80 publications, including the book, Munro’s Statistical Methods for Health Care Research (2013-Lippincott Williams & Wilkins). Overall, her work seeks to inform and strengthen health and social services for victims of violence and neglect.



  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Institute for Social and Policy Studies from Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • ScD in Health Services Research from Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD
  • BS in Psychology & Environmental Design from SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo, NY


Research Interests

Healthy aging, elder abuse, intimate partner violence, occupational health of health and social services workers, integrative health care





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