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Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN

Anna D. Wolf Chair
National Program Director, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars
Jacquelyn Campbell
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Jacquelyn Campbell is a national leader in research and advocacy in the field of domestic violence or intimate partner violence (IPV). She has authored or co-authored more than 230 publications and seven books on violence and health outcomes. 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. 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 postdoctoral 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 was founding 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 on the Board of Directors for Futures Without Violence, is an active member of the Johns Hopkins Women’s Health Research Group, and has served on the boards of the House of Ruth Battered Women's Shelter and four other shelters. She was a member of the congressionally appointed U.S. Department of Defense Task Force on Domestic Violence. 

Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest

Intimate partner violence and health outcomes; abuse during pregnancy; IPV-related health inequities; dating violence; workplace violence; intimate partner homicide
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  • Publications

    Kwako, L. E., Glass, N. Campbell, J. C., Melvin, K., Barr, & Gill, J. M. 2011. “Traumatic Brain Injury in Intimate Partner Violence: A critical review of outcomes and mechanisms.” Trauma, Violence & Abuse, 12(3):115-26.

    Campbell, J.C., Webster, D. W., & Glass, N. E. 2009. “The Danger Assessment: Validation of a lethality risk assessment instrument for intimate partner femicide.” Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 24, 653-674.

    Campbell, J. C., Webster, D., Koziol-McLain, J., Block CR, Campbell, D., Curry, MA, Gary, F, Sachs, C. Sharps, PW, Wilt, S., Manganello, J., Xu, X. 2003. “Risk Factors for Femicide in Abusive Relationships: Results from a multi-site case control study.” American Journal of Public Health, 93, 1089-1097.

    Campbell, J. C., Lucea, M. B., Stockman, J. K., Draughon, J. 2013. “Forced Sex and HIV Risk in Violent Relationships.” American Journal of Reproductive Immunology, 69 Suppl 1:41-44.

  • Research
    • Health care system screening for domestic violence
    • Screening for domestic violence in the VA
    • Workplace violence and health outcomes
    • Trauma informed care in the ED for victims of violence
  • Awards and Honors

    2015 Sigma Theta Tau Episteme Award

    2015 AVA Outstanding Scholar Award

    2014 Lifetime Achievement Award, US DOJ Family Justice Centers

    2012 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 20 for 20 Project—one of 20 national leaders and visionaries who have had a transformative effect on the field of violence and injury prevention

    2011 Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Researcher Award

    2011 Gilman Scholar, Johns Hopkins University

    2000 Election to Institute of Medicine/National Academy of Medicine

    1988 Election to American Academy of Nursing