The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study
The ACE Study is ongoing collaborative research between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA, and Kaiser Permanente in San Diego, CA. The Co-principal Investigators of The Study are Robert F. Anda, MD, MS, with the CDC; and Vincent J. Felitti, MD, with Kaiser Permanente.
Over 17,000 Kaiser patients participating in routine health screening volunteered to participate in The Study. Data resulting from their participation continues to be analyzed; it reveals staggering proof of the health, social, and economic risks that result from childhood trauma.
ACE Reporter is a newsletter designed to reach a wide audience. These irregularly-produced publications offer a digested version of important ACE Study findings. Available in multiple languages including Spanish, Chinese, and
The reports are available from the ACE Study website.