Posts Tagged domestic violence

Harrell Center identifies factors associated with increased likelihood of intimate partner violence in Haiti

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While 32.5 percent of women in Haiti have experienced a form of intimate partner violence (IPV), the determinants are not well understood. But, researchers from the USF College of Public Health’s Harrell Center for the Study of Family Violence have delved more into the “who.” Dr. Abraham Salinas-Miranda, director of […]

COPH researchers push for public health in Belize

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Punta Gorda, the southernmost town in Belize, is often described by residents as “the forgotten city,” according to Dr. Ismael Hoare, assistant professor in Global Health at the USF College of Public Health. Hoare and Dr. Martha Coulter, professor in Community and Family Health, have just completed the final phase of […]

Harrell Center a local and international force in violence prevention

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Like many entities directed at the greater public good, the USF College of Public Health’s Harrell Center was the product of a private philanthropist’s gift. James Harrell and his family wanted to do something to help eliminate family violence, and they acted on that […]