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What I Learned from Tackling 1000 Cases of Elder Abuse
February 11, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm| Free
Initiative to End Family Violence (IEFV) Distinguished Lecture:
What I Learned from Tackling 1,000 Cases of Elder Abuse
Presented by Dr. Kerry Burnight
Clinical Professor, Family Medicine, UCI School of Medicine
Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Light lunch served at 11:30 a.m.
Location: UCI Student Center, Doheny A (directions and parking information)
This event is free and open to the public. Please invite your friends.
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About Dr. Kerry Burnight
Dr. Kerry Burnight is a Clinical Professor of Family Medicine in the School of Medicine at the University of California, Irvine. She earned her doctorate degree from the University of Southern California in Gerontology in 1996. Burnight is the Director of the nation’s first Elder Abuse Forensic Center, where she takes a multidisciplinary approach to understanding elder abuse.
Burnight has received several prestigious awards, including the 2006 Rising Start of Medicine Award from Woman Sage and the 2011 Crime Victims Service Innovation Award from the U.S. Department of Justice. She has also been a featured speaker on the Dr. Phil Show where she discussed her research on elder abuse.