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For more than 40 years, researchers have studied Intimate Partner Violence, providing insight into the problem and offering solutions for decreasing the epidemic of intimate partner homicide. With increased awareness, laws and services, intimate partner homicides of males in the U.S. have significantly decreased since 1980. However, homicides of women are increasing, intimate partner violence in teen dating relationships is on the rise, and more than half of all mass shootings in the U.S. have been linked to domestic violence. We recommend that you watch the film before commenting to gain a better understanding of the conversation!
Dr. Linda Burke is a board-certified OB-GYN physician with 3 decades of clinical expertise, an author of a prenatal book, The Smart Mother’s Guide to a Better Pregnancy, blogger and subject expert consultant for the federal government. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, she has lived in Florida for over 20 years and is the mother of two college-aged sons. She is a graduate of the City College of New York, Columbia University School of Social Work, Boston University School of Medicine and received a post-residency certificate in Clinical Informatics from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Burke has been interviewed via several media platforms, including CNN with Medical Correspondent, Elizabeth Cohen and is passionate about the prevention of intended and untended harm to pregnant women and their unborn babies. She believes the best way healthcare professionals can learn about mitigating domestic violence is from the victims themselves. "Finding Jenn's Voice" accomplishes that goal." She can be reached at www.smartmothersguide.com
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