Tricia Gardner

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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 of the Section of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Director of the Interdisciplinary Training Program on Child Abuse and Neglect (ITP).  She is also a member of the National Center on the Sexual Behavior of Youth Training and Technical Assistance Team, focusing on working with Senior Leaders.


Currently, Ms. Gardner is the Past-President of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC).   In the past, Ms. Gardner served 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 a member of the Oklahoma Children’s Hospital Child Protection Committee.