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MSN 1990 - Distinguished Alumna and Faculty
Recognized for her leadership and clinical work in child maltreatment. For the past 18 years she has provided medical-legal evaluations for children and adolescents who may have experienced sexual abuse/rape. She helped develop and currently coordinates Vanderbilt School of Nursing Forensic Nursing Program. She educates nurses, physicians, law enforcement officials, and others about child sexual abuse across the country. She chaired the committee that developed the International Association of Forensic Nurses certification examination for sexual assault nurse examiners who serve pediatric patients.