Virtual Weekly Work In Progress

January 31, 2022 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Lakshika Tennakoon, MD, MPhil
Talk Title: “Traumatic Injuries Due to Interpersonal and
Domestic Violence in the United States”

Bio: Dr. Lakshika Tennakoon is a clinical epidemiologist working in the Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma & Critical Care.  Her work focuses on improving trauma systems and clinical outcomes for injured patients. Her broader research interests include epidemiology, intimate partner violence, injury prevention and outcomes, biostatistics, bioinformatics, and psychiatry. Prior to joining the Department of Surgery, she worked within the Departments of Psychiatry and Bioinformatics at Stanford. She was the domain expert for psychiatry for the development of the National Database for Autism Research (NDAR) for the National Institute of Health (NIH), USA. Lakshika has extensive experience in research, teaching and clinical care. Before moving to the United States, she was a senior research scientist at Kings College in University of London, UK and the University of Melbourne, Australia

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