The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACE Study) is the product of collaboration between Vincent J. Felitti, MD, who founded and directed the Preventive Medicine Department at Kaiser Permanente in San Diego, CA, and Robert F. Anda, MD, MS of the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, who designed, analyzed the data and prepared numerous scientific publications from the ACE Study.
The plenary presentations were recorded at the Academy on Violence and Abuse’s (AVA) conference in April, of 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The conference received support from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The views, policies, and opinions expressed are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect those of AHRQ, AVA or DHSS.
The video recording and production of this DVD was funded by the Primary Children’s Medical Center Foundation, Salt Lake City, Utah, including a donation by Mrs. Eloise F. Phelps at the request of William Nixon, MD, and Jan Nixon, RN (Mrs. Phelps’ daughter). The interviews with Drs. Felitti, Anda, and Williamson were supported by individual donations to the AVA in memory of Jessica Corwin. All speakers generously waived royalties to benefit the AVA. David L. Corwin, MD was the Executive Producer and Dr. Tasneem Ismailji, MD was the Co-Producer.