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Jeffrey Linkenbach, MA, Ed.D. is a Co-Investigator at the at Tufts University School of Medicine, where he provides action research for the H.O.P.E. Center, located at the Center for Community-Engaged Medicine. Dr. Linkenbach is nationally known for his research on the Science of the Positive Framework and Positive Community Norms approach to prevention, which are key elements in the research and development of the H.O.P.E. (Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences) Framework. He is director of The Montana Institute and a Fellow at the Mansfield Center at the University of Montana, and the founder of various initiatives and centers including the Center for Health & Safety Culture. Jeff was a member of the CDC’s Knowledge-to-Action Think Tank on Preventing Child Maltreatment where he provided social norms expertise. His degrees include a Doctorate of Adult and Community Education, and a Master of Arts Degree in Counseling and Guidance – specializing in family therapy. Jeff lives in Bozeman, Montana where he and his wife Cindy raised two adult children and dogs too numerous to mention.

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