Dr. Tiwari’s research program is focused on reducing health disparities among high-risk and victimized populations in a family violence context.
Her work focuses on biobehavioral trajectories and responses to trauma-based prevention and intervention efforts while considering the impact of non-modifiable contextual stressors and intra-individual variation.
She has a special interest in stress physiological and genetic profiles among victimized youth populations who receive trauma-based care. Her recent research has focused on understanding the implementation, barriers and effective components of trauma-based treatments for youth victims of sexual abuse in community settings.
Research Interests: family violence, child maltreatment, evidence-based parenting interventions, mental health, biobehavioral stress, trauma-based interventions.