Ignite Your Research Ep.5

Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Verizon Wireless Endowed Chair, Dr. Ann Coker, talks about the path of her career and how she began studying the coincidence of negative health impacts related to Violence Against Women (VAW). Dr. Coker's award winning career as an Epidemiologist working in Women's Health spans over 30 years. She is a recipient of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center Visionary Voice Award, and the Wade Hampton Frost Lectureship Award from the Epidemiology Section of the American Public Health Association. Coker's candid discussion of her career path is informative and insightful especially for those considering a career in VAW Studies.