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Joe Markiewicz, BA

Program Coordinator, Statewide Prescription Drug Overdose Reduction Initiative

Joe Markiewicz is the Program Coordinator for the Statewide Prescription Drug Overdose Reduction Initiative at KIPRC.  Joe works closely with community coalitions and prevention initiatives to reduce the incidence of prescription and non-prescription drug overdose.  As a statewide trainer and educator, he also provides community leaders with local, county and statewide data to focus on high risk populations with effective prevention strategies and best practices in community coalition development.

Joe has over 20 years experience as a community coalition trainer, prevention planner, evaluator and youth trainer.  He has been a presenter at national conferences on the subject of risk and protective factors, evidenced-based prevention strategies, youth data, community planning and positive social norming.  In 2012, Joe received the Erie County Award for Youth Violence Reduction and as Chair of the Erie County Collaborative Board he received the Statewide Community Coalition of the Year Award in Pennsylvania.  In his previous employment, Joe was a statewide planner and trainer with Center for Juvenile Justice Training & Research (CJJTR), Pennsylvania Commission on Crime & Delinquency (PCCD), Juvenile Court Judge’s Commission (JCJC) as well as many other youth-serving organizations.  He is also a national technical assistant for the Office of Juvenile Justice Training & Research (OJJTR).






Email: joseph.markiewicz@uky.edu

Phone: (859) 218-6761

Location: KIP 242E