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    1. Educating Health Care Workers to Recognize IPV

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      Health care professionals can be first-line responders for victims of intimate partner violence (IPV) if they know how to effectively screen patients and provide access to vital resources. The School of Nursing and Health Studies has teamed up with Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) to host “Domestic Violence and the Role of the Healthcare…

    2. El Centro Hosts Human Trafficking Awareness Symposium

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      In a standing-room-only event at the Schwartz Center for Nursing and Health Studies in May, the SONHS’ Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research: El Centro helped to shed light on the grave issue of trafficking human beings for both sexual and labor purposes—as well as identify resources in Miami-Dade County for victims. Florida, ranked third in the number of calls received by the…

    3. El Centro Researchers Share Findings at National Conference

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      Five El Centro faculty researchers shared their findings with leading investigators from across the country at Vulnerability to Drug Abuse among Hispanics: Bridging Science and Society, a conference held at the University of Texas at El Paso in May 2014. Presentations by Julie Barroso, Victoria Behar Mitrani, A.B. ’80, Ph.D. ’86, Natalia Villegas Rodriguez, Ph.D. ’12, Brian McCabe, Ph.D. ’11,…

    4. SONHS Men Step ‘In Her Shoes’

      Feature listing thumbnail They say you can’t really understand another person’s experience until you walk a mile in their shoes.

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