Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth

Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth

Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth,Distinguished Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, directs the Center for Families and the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University. She has spent the last 20 years studying both military and civilian families as they experience stress and transition. She is a fellow of the National Council on Family Relations. She is currently coordinating an effort by a large group of scientists to rapidly create and deploy an online community aimed at helping families cope with the pandemic and build their resilience while they do so. The effort is titled 'Families Tackling Tough Times Together.'


How you can help veterans every day

By: - November 11, 2022

As the nation celebrates our 17 million living veterans, it is also important to know that the chance these heroes will end their own lives prematurely is still higher than among civilians. Among veterans with PTSD, suicide is the fourth most common cause of death. Among veterans younger than 35, it’s second. Over the past […]