"The primary goal of my work has been to ensure that women get the help that they need to improve their safety, health, and well-being."
Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell is a national leader in research and advocacy in the field of domestic violence or intimate partner violence (IPV). Her studies paved the way for a growing body of interdisciplinary investigations by researchers in the disciplines of nursing, medicine, and public health. Her expertise is frequently sought by national and international policy makers in exploring IPV and its health effects on families and communities. As a nurse educator and mentor, Dr. Campbell leads by example in inspiring new generations of nurse researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. Her BSN, MSN, and PhD are from Duke University, Wright State University and the University of Rochester. She teaches an undergraduate and MSN elective in Family Violence as well as in the PhD program and is the PI of an NIH funded (T32) fellowship that provides funding for pre and post doctoral fellows in violence research. Elected to the Institute of Medicine in 2000, Dr. Campbell also was the Institute of Medicine/American Academy of Nursing/American Nurses' Foundation Senior Scholar in Residence and currently serves as Co-Chair of the IOM Forum on the Prevention of Global Violence. Other honors include the Pathfinder Distinguished Researcher by the Friends of the National Institute of Health National Institute for Nursing Research, Outstanding Alumna and Distinguished Contributions to Nursing Science Awards, Duke University School of Nursing, the American Society of Criminology Vollmer award, and being named one of the inaugural 17 Gilman Scholars at Johns Hopkins University. She is the current Chair of the Board of Directors for the Futures without Violence and has served on the board for the House of Ruth Battered Women's Shelter and four other shelters. She was also a member of the congressionally appointed U.S. Department of Defense Task Force on Domestic Violence.
Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN is the Anna D. Wolf Chair and Professor in the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing with a joint appointment in the Bloomberg School of Public Health. She has been conducting advocacy, policy work and research in the area of domestic violence and health outcomes since 1980. Dr. Campbell has been the PI of 10 major NIH, NIJ or CDC research grants and published more than 240 articles and seven books on this subject. Her global work includes Co-Chairing the Steering Committee for the World Health Organization Multi-Country Study on Violence and Health, being a member of the IOM Board on Global Health and a Fogarty Senior Scientist. Her specific research interests are in intimate partner violence and health outcomes, abuse during pregnancy, health inequities related to IPV, dating violence, workplace violence and intimate partner homicide including developing and testing the Danger Assessment an instrument designed to help women accurately assess their risk of homicide. She is also active in national policy work such as testimony before Congress.