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IPV people

1 in 4 females and 1 in 7 males have experienced intimate partner violence in their lifetime.

Source: CDC

See Drs. Burnette, Buttell, Hayes, and Kondkar's work to learn more about how Tulane addresses this issue.

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Every 98 seconds another person experiences sexual assault in the U.S.

Source: Dept. of Justice

See Drs. Clum, Kissinger, Kenney, and Seal's work to learn more about how Tulane addresses this issue.

Crying Eye

1 in 3 adolescents in the U.S. experiences physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner.

Source: CDC

See Drs. Madkour, Gage, Lederer's work to learn more about how Tulane addresses this issue.

Hands

At least 738,000 children experienced abuse or neglect in the U.S. in 2015.

Source: Dept. of Health and Human Services

See Drs. Taylor, Drury Zeanah, and Gray’s work to learn more about how Tulane addresses this issue.

Handgun

Louisiana’s rate of gun death has been almost double the national average since 1999.

Source: CDC

See Drs. Constans and Manguno-Mire's work to learn more about how Tulane addresses this issue. Read more about Louisiana’s gun laws. 

Baby

Black infant mortality rates exceed white infant mortality rates by two-fold.

Source: National Vital Statistics

See Drs. Wallace, LewisKeyes, and Theall's work to learn more about how Tulane addresses this issue.

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Faculty In Focus

Click the names below to learn more about the projects these faculty are working on as researchers and community allies making a difference in the world of violence prevention.

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