Media Advisory: UC Irvine Interdisciplinary Center on Family Violence Hosts Inaugural Lecture with Jacquelyn Campbell


IRVINE, Calif. — The inaugural lecture for the UC Irvine Interdisciplinary Center on Family Violence, featuring Jacquelyn C. Campbell, will be held on Monday, November 24, 2014, from 5:00-7:00 p.m., at the UC Irvine School of Law. Dean Erwin Chemerinsky will introduce the event.

WHAT: In the first lecture for the UC Irvine Interdisciplinary Center on Family Violence, Jacquelyn Campbell, a national leader in research and advocacy regarding intimate partner violence, will present an interdisciplinary approach to address domestic violence and prevent homicide. 

WHO: Jacquelyn Campbell is Professor and Anna D. Wolf Chair, The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing; Professor, Bloomberg School of Public Health; and National Program Director, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars. Her multiple federally funded research investigations paved the way for a growing body of interdisciplinary knowledge in nursing, medicine and public health. She has written seven books and over 220 articles, and is internationally known for creating the Danger Assessment Instrument, the most commonly used tool for predicting lethality in the domestic violence context. Her expertise is frequently sought by national and international policy makers to address intimate partner violence and its health effects. 

WHEN: Monday, November 24, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

WHERE: UC Irvine School of Law, EDU 1111 (grid F11, bldg. 3 on campus map)

REGISTER: Please RSVP to More details available at

UC Irvine’s Interdisciplinary Center on Family Violence unites community partners with faculty from 20 UCI departments to address the complex problem of family violence. By bringing together expertise in biological and physical sciences, engineering, information & computer sciences, art, law, medicine and health sciences, nursing, social sciences and social ecology, the ICFV aims to be the premier site for research, education, clinical care and community collaboration on family violence prevention and intervention.

MEDIA CONTACT: Colleen Taricani, Assistant Dean for Communications,, (949) 824-3063. Cathy Lawhon, Senior Director for Media Relations,, (949) 824-1151.