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ICD alumna receives the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine's 2012 New Investigator Award

RebeccaShlafer.jpgRebecca Shlafer (Institute of Child Development, Ph.D. '10) was named the SAHM/Mead Johnson Nutritionals New Investigator of 2012 at the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine's (SAHM) Annual Meeting, Impact of Trauma on Teens: Building the Safety Net on March 14-17 in New Orleans. Shlafer was invited to present her paper, The Impact of Family and Peer Protective Factors on Girls' Violence Perpetration and Victimization at the meeting.

The New Investigator Award was established to recognize professionals who, through excellence in research, have furthered the Society's goals to promote development, synthesis, and dissemination of scientific and scholarly knowledge unique to the development and health care needs of adolescents.

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