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UAA professor’s work included in Reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act

 |  Marci Suazo  |  ,

Angelia Trujillo has worked as a forensic nurse examiner, has a doctorate in forensic nursing practice and teaches population health and forensic nursing at UAA. She founded the Alaska Comprehensive Forensic Training Academy. The academy’s work was included in the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) of 2022, which President Biden signed into law on March 17.

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School of Nursing professor takes part in Ensuring Forensic Care for All Victims Act

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School of Nursing professor takes part in Ensuring Forensic Care for All Victims Act

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Why forensic nursing is critical for fighting interpersonal violence

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Proper evidence collection and documentation after domestic violence or sexual assault is an important step to help women who have been traumatized. A unique forensic training academy at UAA is teaching nurses how to conduct these exams and is helping grow the network of forensic nurses across the state.

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Alumni of Distinction: Angelia Trujillo

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Angelia Trujillo, associate professor in the School of Nursing, has been awarded the UAA Alumni Humanitarian Award for her outstanding contributions to the field of nursing and to Alaska’s communities. Trujillo earned her M.S. in Nursing Science from UAA in 2004, and her B.S. in Nursing Science here in 1997.

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Pilot program offers nurses forensic training

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A new program seeks to train healthcare providers on the proper way to collect forensic evidence to help victims of violence seek justice.