Professor & Parry Nursing Chair in Health Promotion, College of Nursing & Parry Chair in Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
Houston, TX, UNITED STATES
International expert on abused women and children, abuse during pregnancy, and interventions to treat depression and prevent abuse.
Awarded by the Southern Research Association.2005-01-01
Awarded by Texas Woman's University.2003-01-01
Awarded by Texas Woman's University.2002-01-01
Awarded for Distinguished Teaching and Outstanding Scholarship at Texas Woman’s University.1996-01-01
Awarded for Excellence in Public Health by the American Public Health Association.1992-01-01
Dr.P.H., Community Health
M.N., Pediatric Nursing
Invited Lecture Bristol, United Kingdom
Founders' Awards Scholarship Luncheon Denton, TX.
OBJECTIVES: This 11-city study sought to identify risk factors for femicide in abusive relationships...
A stratified, prospective cohort analysis was completed on 1,203 African American, Hispanic, and White women. All women were assessed for abuse at the first prenatal visit and twice more during pregnancy. They were also assessed for risk factors of low birth ...
OBJECTIVE: To determine the incidence of physical and sexual abuse in a sample of adult and teen pregnant women and to determine the effect of abuse on birth weight...
OBJECTIVE: To assess the occurrence, frequency, and severity of physical abuse during pregnancy and associated initiation of prenatal care...
ABSTRACT: We interviewed 290 pregnant women randomly selected from public and private prenatal clinics, 80 per cent of whom were at least five months pregnant (ages 18-43, 42 per cent Latino, 22 per cent Black). Twenty-four women reported physical battering during this ...