Professor David Henry Dies at

09/05/2015

David Henry, 64, whose work with urban youth as a minister led him to a career in psychology research and policy, died of cancer Aug. 26.

He was a professor of psychiatry and psychology in the UIC College of Medicine and professor of health policy and administration in the School of Public Health. His research focused on child and adolescent development, violence prevention and community-based prevention research.

Dr. Henry came to UIC from the University of Chicago in 2008. The Institute for Health Research and Policy administered his research grants and contracts from then on.

Dr. Henry was a respected scientist, a beloved colleage, an excellent teacher, a thoughtful mentor, and a good man. We at IHRP will miss him greatly.

Read his obituary in UIC News.