Researchers Exploring How Intimate Partner Violence in Pregnancy Can Affect the Neurodevelopment of Offspring

Drs. Qiu and Lifshitz with their research teams
UAZ Med Phoenix

Shenfeng Qiu, PhD, and Jonathan Lifshitz, PhD, are seeking to connect how TBIs can divert cognitive outcomes after birth. One in four women experience some form of intimate partner violence (IPV) during their lifetime, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV). The effects of IPV can be scarring — physically, mentally and economically.