DIVISION OF CHILD ABUSE PEDIATRICS

Grant Activities

Forensic Medical Assessment Network (October 2006 to Present)
The Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is one of four UT medical school programs designed as a center of excellence to establish a statewide system to provide medical consultation and support to Child Protective Services (CPS). Funding is provided through Senate Bill 6 and is anticipated to extend through 2009.

Medical Child Abuse Resources and Education System (MEDCARES) (2010-present)
Dr. James Lukefahr is the principal investigator for this grant from the Texas Department of State Health Services to support and expand a statewide network of advanced child abuse programs and centers of excellence.