Understanding the multifaceted factors that increase the likelihood of violence, identifying preventive strategies and improving sources of treatment of the consequences of violence; research that examines violence as a public health issue, in all of its forms, through the lens of causes, consequences, treatment and prevention.
Currently funded grants include:
- $431K and $440K NIMHD R21 grants, PI Katrina Debnam
"A measurement development and validation study of the Strong Black Woman Schema in intimate partnerships scale (SBWS-IP)" and "Mapping the contours of teen dating violence: an ecologically informed grounded theory approach to understanding romantic relationships development among Black girls"
- $1.2M NIH Fogarty International R21/R33 grant, PI Emma Mitchell
"Remote Resilience: novel applications of mHealth in Nicaragua's cancer control program"
- $2.1M NIH/NICHD grant, PI Jeanne Alhusen
"Psychosocial stress and its relation to maternal and infant outcomes among women with disabilities"
- $11K Sahm Family Foundation grant, PI Simone Jaeckl, PhD student
"Preparing school nurses to identify and advocate for child victims of sex trafficking"
- $726K Department of Justic grant, PI Kathryn Laughon
"Characterizing the physical features of strangulation to augment prosecution of abusers"