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Healing for Victims of Violence

  By Theodore Corbin, MD, MPP

As an emergency-room physician, I am used to dealing with the results of violent attacks. But after many years of stitching up injured young people, I understand ever more urgently that this is not enough. We must break the cycle of violence.

We can start by intervening in hospital emergency rooms, the place where we engage victims right after...

The Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice

The Drexel University School of Public Health, in partnership with the Drexel University College of Medicine and Hahnemann Hospital, has established the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice with more than $1M in grants. The Center focuses on trauma as a public health issue and provides a program of healing for victims of violence.

The center is designed to help provide the social...

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