Current Funded Research

Recently Completed Funded Research


Seed Projects

Current Funded Research

Beyond brochures: Internet use by agencies addressing violence against women (2012-2013)
Avon Foundation
Sorenson SB

Violence against women in Philadelphia: A city-wide report (2012-2013)
Philadelphia Foundation
Sorenson SB

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HIV risk among men who have sex with men and sex workers in Haiti’s tent encampments (2011-2013)
Elton John Foundation
Ghose T

Achieving success for women & academic medicine: A randomized multi-level trial (2009-2013)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Grisso JA

An RCT of brief intervention for problem drinking and partner violence (2010-2015)
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Rhodes KA, Sommers MS.

Injury in Latina women after sexual assault: Moving toward health care equity (2009-2014)
National Institute of Nursing Research
Sommers MS

Research training to promote health in vulnerable women, children, and families (2009-2014)
National Institute of Nursing
Sommers MS

Research training to promote health in vulnerable women, children, and families: Scholars training in interdisciplinary methods, analytic techniques and technologies (2012-2014)
National Institute of Nursing
Sommers MS

HIV prevention and partner abuse: Developing an intervention for adolescent girls (2008-2012)
National Institutes of Health
Teitelman A

Recently Completed Funded Research

Diversity supplement to injury from sexual assault:  Addressing health disparity, understanding the roles of skin hydration and skin color in females (2009-2012)
National Institute of Nursing Research
Sommers MS

Injury from sexual assault: Addressing health disparity (2007-2012)
National Institute of Nursing Research and National Institute of Mental Health
Sommers MS

The role of 'money-power-respect' in teen dating violence (2011-2012)
UPenn Center for Public Health Initiatives
Teitelman AM, Bohinski J, Sorenson SB.

Community health center intervention to prevent family violence (2009-2011)
National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities
Rhodes KV

Homelessness and domestic violence: Examining patterns of shelter use and barriers to permanent housing (2009-2011)
Housing and Urban Development
Thomas KA (student)

Skin elasticity and skin color: Addressing health disparity in sexual assault (2008-2010)
National Institute of Nursing Research
Everett J (student)

Victim participation in intimate partner violence prosecution: Implications for safety (2006-2010)
National Institute of Justice
Rhodes KV

Health indicators of violence against children in low- and middle-income countries (2008-2009)
World Health Organization
Sorenson SB

Impact of intimate assault arrest on battered women’s safety and service needs (2007-2009)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Dichter M (student)


In Press

Cerulli C, Kothari CL, Dichter ME, Marcus SC, Wiley J, Rhodes KV. Victim participation in intimate partner violence prosecution: Implications for safety. Violence Against Women.

Cronholm PF, Ismailji T, Mettner J. Academy on Violence and Abuse: Highlights of proceedings from the 2011 conference, “Toward a New Understanding.” Trauma, Violence, & Abuse.

Dichter ME. “They arrested me – and I was the victim”: Women’s experiences with getting arrested in the context of domestic violence. Women & Criminal Justice.

Everett JS, Budescu M, Sommers MS. Making sense of skin color in clinical care. Clinical Nursing Research.

Everett JS, Sommers MS. Skin viscoelasticity: Physiologic mechanisms, measurement issues, and application to nursing science. Biological Research for Nursing.

Joshi M, Thomas KA, Sorenson SB. Addressing domestic violence among the international community in U.S. higher education institutions: An exploratory study of University International Offices. Journal of College Student Development.


Dichter ME, Gelles RJ. (2012). Women's perceptions of safety and risk following police intervention for intimate partner violence. Violence Against Women, 18(1): 44-63.

Ghose T. Politicizing political society: Mobilizing sex workers in Sonagachi, Calcutta. In Loomba, A. & Lukose, R. (Eds.) Feminist Interventions in South Asia. Duke University Press, Durham, NC, 2012.

Ghose T. (2012). Teaching about a sex work community in India: Towards a postcolonial pedagogy. Journal of Social Work Education, 48(4): 707-726.

Joshi M, Thomas KA, Sorenson SB. (2012). “I didn't know I could turn colors”: Health problems and health care experiences reported by women who were strangled by an intimate partner. Social Work in Health Care. 51: 798-814.

Keeshin BR, Cronholm PFStrawn JR. (2012). Physiologic changes associated with violence and abuse exposure: An examination of related medical conditions. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 13(1): 41-56.

Kothari C, Rhodes KV, Wiley J, Fink JD, Overholt S, Dichter ME, Marcus S, Cerulli C. (2012). Protection orders protect against assault and injury: A longitudinal study of police-involved women victims of intimate partner violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 27(14): 2845-2868.

Mertens B, Sorenson SB. (2012). Current considerations about the elderly and firearmsAmerican Journal Public Health, 102(3): 396-400. 

Nichols-Hadeed C, Cerulli C, Kaukeinen K, Rhodes KV, Campbell J. (2012). Assessing danger: What judges need to know. Family Court Review, 50(1): 150-158.  

Rhodes KV. (2012). Taking a fresh look at routine screening for intimate partner violence: What can we do about what we know? Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 87(2): 419-423.

Sommers MSBrown K, Buschur C, Everett JS, Fargo JD, Fisher BS, Hinkle C, Zink TM. (2012). Injuries from intimate partner and sexual violence: Significance and classification systems. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, 19(5): 250-63. 

Westring AF, Speck RM, Sammel MD, Scott P, Tuton LW, Grisso JA, Abbuhl S. (2012). A culture conducive to women’s academic success: Development of a measure.  Academic Medicine. 78(11): 1622-1631.


Cavanaugh MM, Solomon P, Gelles RJ. (2011). The Dialectical Psychoeducational Workshop (DPEW): The conceptual framework and curriculum for a preventative intervention for males at risk for IPV. Violence Against Women, 17(8), 970-989.

Cavanaugh MM, Solomon PL, Gelles RJ. (2011). The dialectical psychoeducational workshop (DPEW) for males at risk for intimate partner violence: a pilot randomized controlled trial. Journal of Experimental Criminology, 7(3), 275-291.

Cronholm PF, Fogarty CT, Ambuel B, Harrison SL. (2011). Intimate partner violence. American Family Physician, 83(10), 1165-1172.

Davidson PM, McGrath SJ, Meleis AI, Stern P, Digiacomo M, Dharmendra T, Correa-de-Araujo R, Campbell JC, Hochleitner M, Messias DK, Brown H, Teitelman A, Sindhu S, Reesman K, Richter S, Sommers MS, Schaeffer D, Stringer M, Sampselle C, Anderson D, Tuazon JA, Cao Y, Krassen Covan E. (2011). The health of women and girls determines the health and well-being of our modern world: A White Paper from the International Council on Women's Health Issues. Health Care Women International, 32(10), 870-886.

Dichter ME, Marcus SC, Morabito MS, Rhodes KV. (2011). Explaining the IPV arrest decision: Incident, agency, and community factors. Criminal Justice Review, 36(1), 22-39.

Dichter ME, Cerulli C, Bossarte RM. (2011). Intimate partner violence victimization among women veterans and associated heart health risks. Womens Health Issues, 21(4 Suppl.), S190-S194.

Dichter ME, Cerulli C, Kothari CL, Barg FK, Rhodes KV. (2011). Engaging with criminal prosecution: The victim’s perspective. Women & Criminal Justice21(1), 21-37.

Dichter ME, Rhodes KV. (2011). Intimate partner violence survivors’ unmet social service needs.Journal of Social Service Research, 37(5), 481-489.

Edwardsen EA, Dichter ME, Walsh P, Cerulli C. (2011). Instructional curriculum improves medical staff knowledge and efficacy for patients experiencing intimate partner violence. Military Medicine, 176, 1260-1264.

Elliott GC, Cunningham SM, Colangelo M, Gelles RJ. (2011). Perceived mattering to the family and physical violence within the family by adolescents. Journal of Family Issues, 32(8), 1007–1029.

Forke CM, Myers RK, Catallozzi M, Schwarz DF. (2008). Relationship violence among female and male college undergraduate students. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 162(7), 634-641.

Gelles RJ. (2011). The third lie: Why government programs don't work and a blueprint for change. Walnut Creek, CA, US: Left Coast Press.

Ghose T, Swendeman TD, George SM. (2011). The role of brothels in reducing HIV risk in Sonagachi, India. Qualitative Health Research, 21(5): 587-600. 

Mallios C. (2011). And then there was one. Strategies in Brief.

Mallios C. (2011). Understanding the US Supreme Court’s decision on post-trial DNA testing in Osborne. Strategies in Brief.

Mallios C. (2011). Supreme court clarifies Miranda: 14-day rule to question suspects after they decide to remain silent. Strategies in Brief.

Post LA, Mezey NJ, Maxwell CD, Rhodes KV. (2011). Using capture-recapture to estimate the prevalence of intimate partner violence: The gender symmetry debate. The International Journal of Science in Society, 2(2).

Rhodes KV, Dichter ME, Kothari CL, Marcus SC, Cerulli C. (2011). The impact of children on legal actions taken by women victims of intimate partner violence. Journal of Family Violence, 26(5), 355-364.

Rhodes KV, Kothari CL, Dichter M, Cerulli C, Wiley J, Marcus S. (2011). Intimate partner violence identification and response: Time for a change in strategy. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 26(8), 894-899.

Sorenson SB. (2011). Gender disparities in injury mortality: consistent, persistent, and larger than you'd think.American Journal of Public Health, 101 Suppl 1: S353-8.

Sorenson SB, Morssink C, Campos PA. (2011). Safe access to safe water in low income countries: water fetching in current times. Social Science and Medicine, 72(9): 1522-6. 

Stineman, Strumpf N, Kurichi JE, Charles J, Grisso JA, Jayadevappa R. (2011). Attempts to reach the oldest and frailest: recruitment, adherence, and retention of urban elderly persons to a falls reduction exercise program. Gerontologist, 51 Supplement 1: S59-72.

Teitelman AM, Tennille J, Bohinski JM, Jemmott LS, Jemmott JB 3rd. (2011). Unwanted unprotected sex: Condom coercion by male partners and self-silencing of condom negotiation among adolescent girls. Advances in Nursing Science, 34(3), 243-259.

Thomas KA, Dichter ME, & Matejkowski J. (2011). Intimate versus nonintimate partner murder: A comparison of offender and situational characteristics. Homicide Studies, 15, 291-311.

Wood S, Sommers MS. (2011). Consequences of intimate partner violence on child witnesses: A systematic review of the literature. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 24, 223-236.


Bae HOSolomon PLGelles RJWhite T. (2010). Effect of child protective services system factors on child maltreatment reporting. Child Welfare: Journal of Policy, Practice, and Program, 89(3): 33-56. 

Baker RB, Fargo JD, Shambley-Ebron D, Sommers MS. (2010). A source of healthcare disparity: Race, skin color, and injuries after rape among adolescents and young adults. Journal of Forensic Nursing6(3), 144-150.

Cronholm PF, Ellison W, Mazzella S, Witherspoon M, Lim JB, Lapp T, Coleman G.(2010). Fathering agency staff members' perspectives on domestic violence perpetration. American Journal of Men's Health, 5(1), 47-56.

Cronholm PF, Straton JB, Jaeger JR. (2010). Intimate partner violence: Identification, treatment and associations with men's health. In Giardino AP, Giardino ER (eds.). Intimate partner violence: A resource for professionals working with children and families (pp. 285-302). STM Learning: St Louis, MO.

Dichter ME. (2010). Safety risks and service needs among women who have experienced police intervention for intimate partner violence. ProQuest Information & Learning.

Dichter ME, Cederbaum JA, Teitelman AM. The gendering of violence in intimate relationships: How violence makes sex less safe for girls. In M. Chesney-Lind and N. Jones, Fighting for girls: New perspectives on gender and violence. Albany, NY: The State University Press of New York, 2010.   

Dovydaitis T. (2010). Human trafficking: The role of the health care provider. Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, 2010; 55:462-467.

Joshi M, Sorenson SB. (2010). Intimate partner violence at the scene: Incident characteristics and implications for public health surveillance. Evaluation Review, 34:116-36.

Long JG, Mallios C, Murphy ST. (2010).  Model policy for prosecutors and judges on imposing modifying and lifting criminal no contact orders. Aequitas: The prosecutors’ resource on violence against women.

Mallios C, Meisner T. (2010). Educating juries in sexual assault cases: Using voir dire to eliminate jury bias. Strategies: The Prosecutors’ Newsletter on Violence Against Women, 2.

Nelson A, Lewy R, Ricardo F, Dovydaitis T, Hunter A, Mitchell A, Loe C, Kugel C. (2010). Eliciting behavior change in a US sexual violence and intimate partner violence prevention program through utilization of Freire and discussion facilitation. Health Promotion International, 25(3), 299-308.

Nelson DB, Uscher-Pines L, Staples SR, Grisso JA. (2010). Childhood violence and behavioral effects among urban pregnant women. Journal of Women’s Health, 19(6):1177-83.

Pollack KM, Austin W, Grisso JA. (2010). Employee assistance programs: a workplace resource to address intimate partner violence. Journal of Women’s Health, 19(4):729-33.

Pollock  KP, Cummiskey C, Krotki  K, Salomon  M, Dickin  A, Austin W, Grisso JA. (2010). Reasons women experiencing intimate partner violence seek assistance from employee assistance programs. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 25:1–15.

Pollack KP, McKay T, Cumminskey CA, Clinton-Sherrod M,  Lindquist CH, Lasater BM, Walters JLH, Krotki K, Grisso, JA. (2010). Employee assistance program services for intimate partner violence and client satisfaction with these services. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 52(8),1-8.

Posmontier B, Dovydaitis T, Lipman K. (2010). Sexual violence: psychiatric healing with eye movement reprocessing and desensitization. Health Care for Women International, 31(8):755-68.

Rhodes KV, Cerulli C, Dichter ME, Kothari CL, Barg FK. (2010). “I didn’t want to put them through that”: The influence of children on victim decision-making in intimate partner violence cases. Journal of Family Violence, 25:485–93.

Sommers MS, Everett JS, Fargo JD. (2010). Injury from rape and consensual sexual intercourse: Role of skin colour and time to exam. Injury Prevention, 16(S1), A183.

Thomas KA, Sorenson SB, Joshi M. (2010). Police-documented incidents of intimate partner violence among young women. Journal of Women’s Health, 19:1079-87.

Teitelman AMBohinski, JM, Tuttle, A. (2010).  Condom coercion, sexual relationship power (SRP) and risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among young women attending urban family planning clinics. Family Violence Prevention & Health Practice, electronic publication:

Teitelman AM, Ratcliffe SJ, McDonald CC, Brawner BM, Sullivan C. (2010). Relationships between physical and non-physical forms of intimate partner violence and depression among urban minority adolescent females. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 16(2), 92-100.

Zink T, Fargo JD, Baker RB, Buschur C, Fisher BS, Sommers MS. (2010). Comparison of methods for identifying ano-genital injury after consensual intercourse. Journal of Emergency Medicine, 39(1):113-8.


Bae HO, Solomon PL, Gelles RJ. (2009). Multiple child maltreatment recurrence relative to single recurrence and no recurrence. Children and Youth Services Review, 31(6): 617-624.

Cronholm PF, Bowman MA. (2009). Women with safety concerns report fewer gender-specific preventive healthcare services. Journal of Women’s Health, 18(7), 1011-1018.

Dichter M, Rhodes K. (2009). Reports of police calls for service as a risk indicator for intimate partner violence. Academic Emergency Medicine, 15:83-86.

Kothari CL, Cerulli C, Marcus S, Rhodes KV. (2009). Perinatal status and help-seeking for intimate partner violence. Journal of Women’s Health, 18(10):1639-46.

C, Donnell C, Celentano DD, Aramrattna A, Liu T, Vongchak T, Wiboonnatakul K, Davis-Vogel A, Metzger D. (2009). Relationships between social norms, social network characteristics, and HIV risk behaviors in Thailand and the United States. Health Psychology, 28(3):323-9.

Rhodes KV, Bisgaier J, Becker NV, Padowitz N, Vashi A. (2009). Emergency Care of Urban Women with Sexually Transmitted Infections: Time to Address Deficiencies.  Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 36(1): 51-57.

Rhodes KV, Houry D, Cerulli C, Straus H, Kaslowe N, McNutt LA. (2009). Intimate partner violence and co-morbid mental health conditions among urban male patients. Annals of Family Medicine, 7:47-55.

Rhodes KV, Iwashyna TJ. (2009). Male perpetrators of intimate partner violence: Support for health care interventions targeted at level of risk.  Behaviour Change, 26(3): 174-189.

Sommers MS, Fargo JD, Baker RB, Fisher BS, Buschur C, Zink TM. (2009). Health disparities in the forensic sexual assault examination related to skin color. Journal Forensic Nursing, 5(4):191-200.

Sorenson SB. Domestic violence and weapons.  In: Mitchell C, Anglin D, eds. A Primer on Domestic Violence. Oxford University Press, 2009;489-498.

Sorenson SB, Thomas KA. (2009). Views of intimate partner violence in same- and opposite-sex relationships. Journal of Marriage and Family, 71:337-352.

Straus H, Cerulli C, McNutt LA, Rhodes KV, Conner KR, Kemball RS, Kaslow NJ, Houry D. (2009). Intimate partner violence and functional health status: associations with severity, danger, and self-advocacy behaviors. Journal of Women's Health, 18:625-31.

Teitelman AM, Bohinski JM, Boente A. (2009). The social context of adolescent girls sexual health and sexual risk. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 30:460-9.

Teitelman AM, Seloilwe ES, Campbell JC. (2009). Voices from the frontlines: the epidemics of HIV/AIDS and violence among women and girls. Health Care for Women International, 30:184-94.

Teitelman AM. Partner abuse in adolescent girls linked to sexually transmitted infections. Medscape Today. 11/25/2009.

Visscher MO, Sullivan D, Sullivan S, Barford B, Dock M, Sommers MS. (2009). Quantitation of epidermal and mucosal tissue injury using contrast agents and imaging techniques.
Skin Research and Technology, 15(2):180-6.


Baker RB, Sommers MS. Physical injury from intimate partner violence: Measurement strategies and challenges. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 2008;37:228-233.

Baker RB, Sommers MS. Relationship of genital injuries and age in adolescent and young adult rape survivors. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 2008;37:282-289.

Dichter ME, Rhodes KV. Reports of police calls for service as a risk indicator for intimate partner violence. Academic Emergency Medicine, 2008;15:1-4.

Ghose T, Swendeman D, George S, Chowdhury D. Mobilizing collective identity to reduce HIV risk among sex workers in Sonagachi, India: The boundaries, consciousness, negotiation framework. Social Science & Medicine, 2008;67:311-320.

Houry D, Kaslowe N, Kemball RS, McNutt LA, Cerulli C, Straus H, Rosenberg E, Lu C, Rhodes KV. Does screening in the emergency department hurt or help victims of intimate partner violence? Annals of Emergency Medicine, 2008;51:433-442.

Houry D, Rhodes KV, Kemball RS, Click L, Cerulli C, McNutt LA. Kaslowe NJ. Differences in female and male victims and perpetrators of partner violence with respect to WEB scores. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2008;23:1041-55.

Sommers MS, Zink TM, Fargo JD et al. Forensic sexual assault examination and genital injury: Is skin color a source of health disparity? American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2008;26:857-866.

Teitelman AM, Ratcliffe SJ, Morales M, Sullivan C. Sexual relationship power, intimate partner violence, and condom use among minority urban girls. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2008;23:1694-1712.

Teitelman AM, Ratcliffe SJ, Cederbaum JA. Parent-adolescent communication about sexual pressure, maternal gender norms about relationship power and HIV protective behaviors of minority urban girls. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 2008;14:50-60.

Teitelman AM, Ratcliffe SJ, Dichter ME, Sullivan CM. Recent and past intimate partner abuse and HIV risk among young women. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing, 2008;37:219-228.

Thomas KA, Joshi M, Wittenberg E, McCloskey LA. Intersections of harm and health: A qualitative study of intimate partner violence in women’s lives. Violence Against Women, 2008;14:1252-1273.

Vittes KA, Sorenson SB.  Keeping guns out of the hands of abusers: Handgun purchases and domestic violence restraining orders.  American Journal of Public Health, 2008;98:828-831.

Vittes KA, Sorenson SB.  Restraining orders among victims of intimate partner homicide. Injury Prevention, 2008;14:191-195.


Cohen BJ, Kinnevy SC, Dichter ME. The quality of work life of child protective
investigators: A comparison of two work environments. Children and Youth Services Review, 2007; 29:474-489.

McAndrew E, Teitelman AM. A review of the literature regarding a history of sexual abuse as a risk factor for risky sexual behavior in females. Journal of Student Nursing Research , 2007;1(1):12-17.

Rhodes KV, Frankel R, Levinthal N, Prenoveau E, Bailey J, Levinson W. “You’re not a victim of domestic violence, are you?” Annals of Internal Medicine. 2007;147:620-627.

Sommers MS. Defining patterns of genital injury from rape and sexual assault: A review. Trauma,Violence, & Abuse: A Review Journal, 2007;8(3):270-280.

Taylor CA, Sorenson SB.  Intervention on behalf of children exposed to intimate partner violence: Assessment of support in a diverse community-based sample. Child Abuse and Neglect, 2007;31:1155-68.

Teitelman AM, Dichter ME, Cederbaum JA, Campbell J. Intimate partner violence, condom use, and HIV risk for adolescent girls: Gaps in the literature and future directions for research and intervention. Journal of HIV/AIDS Prevention in Children and Youth, 2007;8:65-93.

Wittenberg E, Joshi M, Thomas KA, McCloskey LA.  Measuring the health-related quality of life of intimate partner violence: An analysis of focus group data describing the domains of life affected. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 2007;5:67.


Burgess AW, Watt ME, Brown KM, Petrozzi D. Management of elder sexual abuse cases in critical care settings. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America, 2006;18:313-319.

Cronholm PF. Intimate partner violence and men's health. Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice. March, 2006;33(1):199.

Cronholm PF, Schneider DF, Ambuel B, Fogarty CT. Abuse and family violence: Family Medicine residency education model practices that meet new RRC program requirements., November 8, 2006.

Edwards TA, Houry D, Kemball RS, Harp SE, McNutt LA, Straus H, Rhodes KV, Cerulli C, Kaslow NJ. Stages of change as a correlate of mental health symptoms in abused, low income African American women. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 2006 Dec;62(12):1531-1543.

Houry D, Kemball R, Rhodes KV, Kaslow NJ. Intimate partner violence and mental health symptoms in African American female emergency department patients. Am J Emerg Med. 2006 Jul;24(4):444-450.

Kothari C, Rhodes KV, Missed opportunities: Emergency department visits by police-identified victims of intimate partner violence, Annals of Emerg Med. 2006;47:190-199.

Rhodes KV. The promise and problems with using information technology for routine intimate partner violence screening. Family Violence Prevention and Health Practice 2006 Volume1

Rhodes KV, Drum M, Anliker EA, Frankel R, Howes DS, Levinson W. Lowering the threshold for discussions of domestic violence: A randomized controlled trial of computer screening. Arch Intern Med. 2006;165:1-8.

Sommers MS, Zink T, Baker RB, Fargo JD, Weybright DJ, Porter J, Schafer JC. Effects of age and ethnicity on physical injury from rape. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 2006;35:199-207.

Sorenson SB. Taking guns from batterers:  Public support and policy implications. Evaluation Review, 2006;30:361-373.

Sorenson SB.  Firearms use in intimate partner violence: A brief overview. Evaluation Review, 2006;30:229-236.

Sorenson SB.  Judgments about intimate partner violence:  A statewide survey about immigrants. Public Health Reports, 2006;121:445-452.

Sorenson SB (ed.) Intimate partner violence and firearms. Special issue of Evaluation Review, June 2006. In addition to ~3,000 subscribers, the special issue was disseminated to ~2,500 policy makers, attorneys general, district attorneys, judges, chiefs of police, sheriffs, chief probation officers, and advocates under a cover letter from California Attorney General Bill Lockyer.

Vittes KA, Sorenson SB. Are temporary restraining orders more likely to be issued when applications mention firearms? Evaluation Review, 2006;30:266-282.


Berk RA, He Y, Sorenson SB.  Developing a practical forecasting screener for domestic violence. Evaluation Review, 2005;29:358-383.

Sommers MS, Fisher B, Karjane H. ED rape exam using colposcopy: Issues in health care, forensics, and criminal justice. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 2005:1:28-34.

Sorenson SB, Taylor CA.  Female aggression toward male intimate partners: An examination of social norms in a community-based sample. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2005;29:78-96.

Sorenson SB, Shen H.  Restraining orders in California: A look at statewide data. Violence Against Women, 2005;11:912-933.

Taylor CA, Sorenson SB.  Community-based norms about intimate partner violence: Putting attributions of fault and responsibility into context. Sex Roles, 2005;53:573-589.