How the National Violence Against Women Prevention Research
The NVAWPRC is made up of faculty and students at three
Each of these three academic parts of the NVAWPRC has a long and
distinguished history addressing various aspects of the violence against women
problem. After you find out more about the NVAWPRC, there will be an opportunity
to visit web sites of each of these three academic-based programs. You can also
find out more about our partners at the CDC Violence Prevention programs.
Centerís activities are based at the three academic institutions (see above),
all of which collaborate closely. The Center is funded via a cooperative agreement
with the CDC, hence we consider the CDC a fourth, and integral partner in our
The Centerís Director is Dean G. Kilpatrick, Ph.D., who
is Professor of Psychology and Director of the National
Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center at the Medical University of South
Patricia A. Resick, Ph.D., Center Co-Director, is Professor
of Psychology and Director of the Center
for Trauma Recovery at the University of Missouri at St. Louis.
Linda M. Williams, Ph.D., Center Co-Director, is Director of Research
at the Wellesley
Centers for Women at Wellesley College. Nan Stein, Ed.D. serves as
a Co-Investigator at the Wellesley site.
Vickey L. Cornelison and Janis S. Koenig, M.Ed. at the Medical University
of South Carolina are the Centerís Program Coordinators. The Center Director and
Co-Directors work together closely to plan and coordinate activities across the
Our collaborative colleagues at the CDC include:
Rita Noonan, Ph.D., Science Officer and Janet Saul, Ph.D., Team Leader who are members of the
Research Synthesis and Application team of the Program Implementation and Dissemination Branch.
In addition, Tiffanee Woodard (Research Analyst) works on the project through the EDS-CISSS
contract at CDC.
team also includes the following consultants, who will augment the expertise of
the faculty and help the Center accomplish its mission:
|Gail Abarbanel, M.S.W., LISW
||Linda E. Ledray, RN, Ph.D., FAAN|
|Lucy Berliner, M.S.W.
|Jacquelyn C. Campbell, Ph.D., RN, FAAN||Dan
|Deborah Daro, Ph.D.|| |
Another important component
of the Center is its National Advisory Board. This Board is comprised of the following
|Gail Abarbanel, MSW, LISW
Etiony Aldarondo, Ph.D.
Aurelia Sands Belle, M.Ed.
Lucy Berliner, MSW
Angela Browne, Ph.D.
Jacquelyn C. Campbell, Ph.D.
Madeline M. Carter, M.S.
Ann Coker, Ph.D.
Cabell C. Cropper, MPA, MBA
Deborah Daro, Ph.D.
Mary Anne Dutton, Ph.D.
Bonnie Fowler, BSW
Mario Thomas Gaboury, J.D., Ph.D.
Amy Holtzworth-Monroe, Ph.D.
Laura Hudson, BFA, MA, MFA
|Verdene Johnson, JD |
Mary Koss, Ph.D.
Jeanne Krider, MPH
Linda E. Ledray, RN, Ph.D., FAAN
Morna A. Murray, J.D.
Dan O'Leary, Ph.D.
Alice S. Reynolds, MSN, RN
Jane Nady Sigmon, Ph.D.
Gail Burns Smith, R.N., B.S.
William J. Taylor, MA
Pat Tjaden, Ph.D.
Harvey Wallace, J.D.
Carolyn West, Ph.D.
Richard Wright, M.S.
This page authored by
Dean G. Kilpatrick, Ph.D.