The mission of the AVA is to advance health education and research on the recognition, treatment, and prevention of the health effects of violence and abuse throughout the lifecourse.

The vision of the AVA is that the recognition, treatment, and prevention of the health effects of violence and abuse are fully integrated into healthcare and society so that people of all ages are safe and healthy.

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Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious public health issue, and nurses have the potential to screen, navigate to interventions, and provide support, but responses to IPV differ greatly in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan. We conducted a scoping review to examine the nursing literature on IPV in the above four regions in China.

Authors: Quanlei Li, HuapingLiu, Kuei-RuChou, Chia-ChinLin, Iat-KioVan, Patricia M.Davidson,
Jacquelyn C.Campbell

Megan R. Gerber, MD, MPH, FACP
Megan Gerber, MD, MPH is a general internist and medical educator with a career-long focus on the medical care of trauma-exposed women. She is currently an Associate Professor of Medicine at Boston University and Medical Director of Women’s Health at VA Boston. Dr. Gerber ‘s work focuses on optimizing medical outcomes for women who have experienced trauma as well as adapting systems of care to be trauma-informed and sensitive to the needs of survivors. She has authored multiple peer reviewed publications on intimate partner violence and is the editor of the textbook, “Trauma-informed Healthcare Approaches: A Guide for Primary Care.”

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