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Is It Old Age, Abuse or Homicide? Using Forensic Markers and Technology to Detect Elder Abuse and Neglect

Moderator: Carrie Mulford, Social Science Analyst, Violence and Victimization Research Division, Office of Research and Evaluation, National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.; Aileen Wiglesworth, Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, Calif.; Barry Daly, Professor of Radiology and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md.; Cherie Hill, Detective, Anaheim Police Department, Anaheim, Calif.

Panelists will present results from NIJ-funded studies on bruising and CT scanning and discuss the important role of forensic information and technology in effectively investigating violent crimes against the elderly.

Date Published: June 1, 2009