Crime & Justice Policy

Peek-Asa Gives Presidential Lecture

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Corinne Peek-Asa, distinguished research fellow in the Transportation and Vehicle Safety and Crime and Justice Policy Research Programs, associate dean for research in the College of Public Health, and professor in the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, delivered the 37th Annual Presidential Lecture on Sunday, February 16.

Peek-Asa's lecture was entitled, "Violence, Syndemics, and the Biology of Trauma," and addressed the "epidemic of despair" related to substance abuse, suicides, and assaults tied to childhood trauma.

To read more about her lecture in the Daily Iowan, click here.