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Health Impacts of Violence and Abuse Across the Lifespan: Implications for Policy
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The National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse (NHCVA), a collaborative of 33 national professional health associations is hosting this lunch briefing during Child Abuse Protection Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The goal of the briefing is to raise awareness of the health impacts of violence and abuse across the lifespan and policy opportunities to prevent and address the abuse.

4/18/2012
When: 4/18/2012
12:00 - 1:30 PM
Where: Rayburn House Office Building
45 Independence Ave SW
B339
Washington, District of Columbia  20515
United States
Contact: Sally Schaeffer, 202-595-7384

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The National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse in cooperation with U.S. Senator Kay Hagan, Congresswomen Louise Slaughter, Lucille Roybal-Allard, and Lois Capps

Present a lunch briefing on

Violence Against Women and Children: Health Impacts Across the Lifespan.

The National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse (NHCVA), a collaborative of 33 national professional health associations is hosting this lunch briefing during Child Abuse Protection Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  The goal of the briefing is to raise awareness of the health impacts of violence and abuse across the lifespan and policy opportunities to prevent and address the abuse.

The panel who will speak from personal and professional experience will discuss the need for prevention, to be integrated into the national public health agenda. They will also highlight current policy opportunities, such as the Violence Against Women Act, that address this issue.

  • Jeremy A. Lazarus, M.D., Incoming President, American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Janet Saul, Ph.D., Deputy Director of the Division of Violence Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Yolanda Haywood, M.D., Associate Dean for Student Affairs, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • F. David Schneider, M.D., M.S.P.H., Representative of the American Academy of Family Physicians and Chair of Family Medicine at St. Louis University School of Medicine (moderator)

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