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Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, MSN, RN

Anna D. Wolf Chair
Jacquelyn Campbell
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Specialties and Expertise

  • Community
  • Disparities
  • Equity
  • Family
  • Global
  • Maternal Health
  • Mental Health
  • Military/Veterans Affairs
  • PTSD
  • Public Health
  • Trauma
  • Violence
  • Women's Health


Jacquelyn Campbell is a national leader in research and advocacy in the field of domestic and 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. 

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  • Publications/Research

    Tsuyuki, K., Al-Alusi, N. A., Campbell, J. C., Murry, D., Cimino, A. N., Servin, A. E., Stockman, J. K. 2019. “Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Are Associated with Forced and Very Early Sexual Initiation among Black Women Accessing Publicly Funded STD clinics in Baltimore, MD.” PLOS One.

    Machtinger, E., Davis, K., Kimberg, L., Khanna, N., Cuca, Y., Dawson-Rose, C., Shumway, M., Campbell, J., Lewis-O’Connor, A., Mary Blake, M., Blanch, A., McCaw, B. 2018. “From Treatment to Healing: Inquiry and Response to Recent and Past Trauma in Adult Health Care.” Women’s Health Issues.

    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.

    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.

  • Awards/Honors

    2018 Ada Sue Hinshaw Award from the Friends of the National Institute for Nursing Research (FNINR)

    2018 American Academy of Nursing Living Legend

    2018 American Academy of Nursing Edge Runner

    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