From Violence Treatment to Violence Prevention

By: Garry Lapidus, PA-C, MPH At Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, we see the impact of community and family violence often. We treat a variety of violence-related injuries which range from an infant who was physically abused by a parent or caretaker, to a child who was sexually abused by a stranger, to a teenager who…

New Center Helps Kids Exposed to Domestic Violence

By: Nina Livingston, MD and Karen Jarmoc, MA Children exposed to family violence often face lifelong negative consequences, including physical and psychological impairments that compromise their optimal healthy development and present a serious public health concern. This is a challenging public health and societal problem we are committed to addressing. To that end, we have…

Supporting Efforts to Advance Women and Girls

By: Paul Dworkin, MD The Aurora Foundation in Hartford, an organization dedicated to empowering women and girls by serving as a catalyst for change, is embarking on a new campaign to raise awareness about their mission and money to support their efforts. I am honored to have been selected as one of the local leaders…