Faculty in the Child Abuse and Neglect Service are engaged in a wide range of research related to pediatric child abuse and neglect prevention.

Research Faculty and Staff

Aditee Narayan, MD, MPH
Areas of interest: Medical education, objective evaluations of maltreatment, secondary prevention

Lindsay Terrell, MD
Areas of interest: Child abuse and neglect prevention, community response to child abuse/neglect, inflicted and accidental traumatic brain injury, medical training in child abuse and neglect, medical care of children in foster care

Sarah Villarroel, DO
Areas of interest: Medical education, objective evaluations of child maltreatment

Research Interests

Specific research interests in child abuse and neglect include: 

  • Traumatic brain injury prevention
  • Long-term effects and outcomes in abused and neglected children
  • Factors affecting child disclosures of abuse and neglect
  • The relationship of domestic violence and fatal cases of child abuse/neglect
  • International child abuse and neglect