Racial Inequities in Responding to Gender Violence


Apr. 10, 2019, 2:30pm to 4:30pm

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

Racial Inequities in Responding to Gender Violence poster


Dr. Laughon Kathryn Laughon, is a nurse and scholar whose practice and research focuses on issues of intimate partner violence and its impact on women and children. She is an Associate Professor of nursing at the University of Virginia School of Nursing where she received her BSN and MSN. She received her PhD from Johns Hopkins University. At UVA, she has collaborated with Richard Steeves, PhD, RN, FNP and Barbara Parker, PhD, RN, FAAN, and in their study of intimate partner homicide and its impact on children. She is also a forensic nurse examiner and conducts evidence collection and provides care to victims of sexual assault. She is a nationally recognized expert in gender based violence. In bringing Dr. Laughon to UNLV, she will discuss the National Institute of Justice research related to skin tone and race and/ethnicity.

Admission Information

This event is free and opent to the public.

Contact Information

The Intersection: The Academic Multicultural Resource Center at UNLV
The Intersection

External Sponsor

This event is made possible by the UNLV School of Nursing and coordinated by The Intersection.

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