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Controversies and Challenges in Addressing Violence and Abuse Across the Lifespan

October 16-18~Salt Lake City  
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Welcome to The Academy on Violence and Abuse (AVA)

The Academy on Violence and Abuse (AVA) is an academic leader in addressing health professionals' education and research on the effects of violence and abuse on people's health. AVA is an interdisciplinary non-profit organization and a member in good standing of the Council of Academic Societies of the Association of American Medical Colleges.

With your help we can better educate and train health professionals to recognize and treat the often unrecognizable health effects of violence and abuse. Thanks for visiting. Your support is appreciated.

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Ashland and Akron, OH ~ Long-Term Health Effects of Violence, Abuse and Trauma Across the Lifespan: Implications for Healthcare Practice and Public Policy


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