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The EMPOWER Clinic for Survivors of Sex Trafficking and Sexual Violence

GLOBAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SPEAKER SERIESVERONICA ADES, MD, MPHAssistant ProfessorDirector of Global Women's HealthDirector, EMPOWER Clinic for Survivors of Sex Trafficking and Sexual ViolenceDepartment of Obstetrics & GynecologyNew York University School of MedicineNew York Harbor Veteran's Health AdministrationAbout the lectureThe EMPOWER Clinic provides care for women who have experienced sexual trauma. Dr. Veronica Ades will discuss the problem of sex trafficking and sexual violence, their impact on clinical care and outcomes, as well as the EMPOWER Clinic model and how it addresses the unique needs and challenges of this population.About the speakerVeronica Ades, MD, MPH is a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist. She attended medical school at the State University of New York at Downstate in Brooklyn, NY, and obtained residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine in the Bronx, NY. After residency, she obtained a Master's degree in Public Health with a concentration in Quantitative Methods at the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Ades then completed a three-year fellowship in Reproductive Infectious Disease at the University of California, San Francisco, in which she lived and worked in rural Uganda, and conducted research on placental malaria in HIV-infected and -uninfected women. Dr. Ades also completed a Certificate in Comparative Effectiveness at the NYU School of Medicine.

Start Date
Monday, March 27, 2017
Start Time
12:00 pm
Trent 040