Massachusetts Medical Society: Committee on Violence Intervention and Prevention

Committee on Violence Intervention and Prevention

Provides education, advice, and counsel to the Society and its leadership on matters relating to violence intervention and prevention, with emphasis on family violence (intimate partner violence, child abuse and/or neglect, adolescent relationship violence, and elder abuse), school violence, bullying, sexual assault, suicide, torture, and other forms of intentional trauma. This committee typically meets on Mondays 4 or 5 times a year beginning at 7:00 p.m.  

The MMS Committee on Violence Intervention and Prevention and Massachusetts General Hospital's Human Trafficking Initiative have published Human Trafficking: Guidebook on Identification, Assessment, and Response in the Health Care Setting .

Committee Members
Wendy L. Macias Konstantopoulos, Suffolk, Chair
Adaugo Amobi, Suffolk, Vice Chair
Elaine J. Alpert, Out-of-State
Kayla Behbahani, Worcester
Ylisabyth S. Bradshaw, Essex North
Fiona Danaher, Suffolk
Helen M. Farrell, Suffolk  
Hanni Stoklosa, Norfolk

Resident and Fellow:  
Member: Julia Randall, Worcester

Medical Students:  
Member: Matthew Young, Suffolk
Alternate: Katarina Cheng, Worcester
 
Alliance Liaisons:  
Member:  Harriet R. Kantrowitz
Alternate:  Margaret Igne

Advisors:  
Lydia E. Mayer, Norfolk
Elliott M. Pittel, Charles River

MMS Staff Liaison  
Candace Savage ( csavage@mms.org )

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