Arturo Zinny currently serves as a Stoneleigh Fellow with the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice (CNSJ) at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health. In this role, he is researching the impact of evidence-based trauma-specific practices on the mental health needs of violently injured young people, with a focus on racial/ethnic minorities and LGBTQ youth.
Arturo was recently named CNSJ’s Interim Executive Director. Previously, he served for five years as Program Director of Healing Hurt People, a hospital and community-linked violence intervention program housed within the CNSJ. Prior to this role, Arturo was Project Director of the Philadelphia Alliance for Child Trauma Services at Community Behavioral Health and Director of Behavioral Health at Congreso de Latinos Unidos. His research and professional interests have focused on the implementation of evidence-based and promising practices for trauma-impacted children, adults, and their families.
Arturo holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in psychology from Universidad Nacional de Rosario in Argentina, and he is a doctoral candidate at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health.