Assistant Professor of Nursing
Academic Director, Community Engagement and Partnerships
Dr. Camille Burnett, academic director for community engagement and partnerships, is an assistant professor and scholar at the University of Virginia School of Nursing. With extensive professional experience in public health, public health management, on population health related boards at the international, national and local level and in public health research and consulting, Burnett's program of research examines policies related to violence against women and the impact that contextual and structural influences have in shaping policy as written and enacted.
Dr. Burnett is an appointed member of the AACN faculty policy think-tank, a fellow of the University of Virginia Center for Health Policy, and is on the Board of Directors for the Nursing Network on Violence Against Women, International, the advisory board of the Charlottesville Sexual Assault Resources Agency, and the National Health and Human Trafficking Advocacy Collaborative Group, and is a representative on the National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse in Washington, DC.
Health Policy, Violence Against Women, Intimate Partner Violence, Structures and Systems, Structural Justice, Structural Violence, Social Justice, Critical Theory and Evaluation.
Public and Population Health
Health Policy and Population and Public Health
Bacchus, L., Bullock, L., Sharps, P., Burnett, C., Schminkey, D., Buller, A.M., & Campbell, J. (2016). “Opening the Door”: A qualitative interpretive study of women’s experiences of being asked about intimate partner violence and receiving an intervention during perinatal home visits in rural and urban settings in the USA. Journal of Research in Nursing, 21(5-6), 345-364. doi:10.1177/1744987116649634
Bacchus, L., Bullock, L., Sharps, P., Burnett, C., Schminkey, D., Buller, A.M., & Campbell, J. (2016). Infusing technology into a perinatal home visitation intervention for women experiencing intimate partner violence in urban and rural settings in the USA. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(11), 302. doi:10.2196/jmir.6251
Burnett, C., Schminkey, D., Milburn, J., Kastello, J., Bullock, L., Campbell, J., & Sharps, P. (2016). Negotiating peril: The lived experience of rural, low-income women exposed to IPV during pregnancy and postpartum. Violence Against Women, 22(8), 943-965. doi:10.1177/1077801215614972
Burnett, C. & Bacchus, L. (2015). Women find safety planning more useful than referrals in a maternal and child health IPV intervention [Commentary on “Maternal and child health nurse screening and care for mothers experiencing domestic violence (MOVE): A cluster randomised trial” by A. J. Taft, L. Hooker, C. Humphreys, et al.].. Evidence-Based Nursing, (advance online publication), ebnurs-2015-102201. doi:10.1136/eb-2015-102201
Burnett, C., Ford-Gilboe, M., Berman, H., Ward-Griffin, C., & Wathen, N. (2015). A critical analysis of provincial policies impacting shelter service delivery to women exposed to violence. Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice, 16(1-2), 5-16. doi:10.1177/1527154415583123
Burnett, C. & Laughon, K. (2015). Violence against women: An epidemic and a health issue. In E. E. Friberg & J. L. Creasia (Eds.), Conceptual foundations: The bridge to professional nursing practice (6th ed.) (pp. 321-333). St Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier.