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National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence

Feb 16, 2007

The Family Violence Prevention Fund will hold its 2007 National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence at the Marriott in San Francisco on March 15 to 17. The fourth biennial Health Conference attracts the nation’s leading medical, public health and family violence experts from across the U.S. and around the world to examine the long term health effects of domestic violence, the latest physical and mental health findings, innovative research, and prevention and intervention strategies.

Plenary sessions will address gender-based violence and HIV; war, trauma and family violence; engaging men and boys; promoting victim safety in the health setting; and more. The conference will feature more than 65 workshops that highlight the latest research and clinical responses to violence.

Advocate Denise Brown, the sister of Nicole Brown Simpson, is among the speakers, as are former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher, MD and Medscape Editor-in-Chief George Lundberg, MD. Pre-Conference Institutes are set for March 15. Registration is now open. More information is available at http://endabuse.org/health/conference/.

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