Archive: April2019

A Few Updates RE: STDs

A few new updates re: STDs (since April is STD Awareness Month, in addition to Sexual Assault Awareness and Child Abuse Prevention Months) There's new surveillance data out from the CDC on extragenital chlamydia and gonorrhea infections in men who…

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Sexual Assault Examiner Skills Sustainability

The Tribal Forensic Healthcare project has a webinar coming up in June that touches on a topic I have yet to see as the subject of a webinar: Sexual Assault Examiner Skills Sustainability. The session will be held June 21st…

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Since Last We Spoke, 4-15-19

I'm heading back up to MSU this week, and then I come home to seder-hosting duties (we'll be 10 at my table this year), so the week is a hectic one. I'm trying to finish off the draft of my…

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Articles of Note, April 2019 Edition

Time once again for Articles of Note, our monthly frolic through the peer-reviewed literature. I assure you, this month's is *full* of science you're going to want to read, some of which is freely available through the links posted below.…

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SANE Expert Witness Training Update

I recently posted about the live SANE Expert Witness Training we hold annually at the NAC. The application for that training is now available for those interested in applying. Here is the updated information: The U.S. Department of Justice’s National…

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New ACOG Opinion on Sexual Assault

Ahead of this month's Articles of Note, I wanted to highlight the newly published American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) committee opinion on sexual assault. You can read the full text here for free. However, the bottom line for…

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Since Last We Spoke, 4-8-19

After a fantastic weekend back in the 216, I'm in my writing chair and staring down deadlines, so we'll make this quick. I'm back in the office this week, and then--well, I don't really know, because the travel calendar has…

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How Can the Internet of Things Be Misused?

Here's a really interesting session for those of you working with patients experiencing intimate partner violence and/or stalking: the National Network to End Domestic Violence has a webinar coming up April 25th--How Can the Internet of Things Be Misused? It…

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Child Sex Trafficking Webinar Series

Children's Healthcare Of Atlanta has a webinar series on child sex trafficking available for professionals looking for more education on the topic. The fundamentals webinar will be held April 9th at 1pm ET. It looks like they archive, so if…

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Since Last We Spoke, 4-1-19

Well, I was supposed to be working on the west coast this week, and suddenly--I am not. That's just how this goes, and that's okay, because I have *projects*, so this week at home is a gift. I head to…

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